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Asia-Pacific USO Forum

Project No 9RAS14048
Title Asia-Pacific USO Forum
Description

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) of Thailand is mandated to implement Universal Service Obligation (USO) for telecommunications/ICTs in Thailand. The NBTC wishes to establish a cooperation mechanism and forum for information exchange. In this regard, the ITU and the NBTC agree to jointly implement this project which will, among others, establish an international platform for cooperation on USO subject matters, organize a regional forum, and build human capacity of the NBTC.

Area of Action Capacity Building
Status Implemented
Time Frame From 1/7/2014 To 31/12/2015
Implementing Agency ITU
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000
Achievements USO practice country report was prepared.
The Asia-Pacific Regional Forum on Universal Access and Service and Broadband Deployment 2015 was organized during 25-27 March 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand
The first training workshop was organized for NBTC officers during 18-20 Feb 2015
The second training workshop was organized for NBTC officers on 19 October 2015