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ITU Arab Forum on Future Networks: "Broadband Networks in the Era of App Economy", Tunis - Tunisia, 21-22 Feb. 2017

The App Economy (Applications and Content) is shaping the future of the knowledge society.  Based on new technologies such as 5G, Cloud Computing, Big Data and Internet of Things, the App Economy generates user demand – offer services that make connectivity desirable – thereby boosting broadband take-up and leads to new network.

This forum will shed light on the opportunities, benefits and challenges of the App Economy in the development of the ICT infrastructure.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • New Requirements on Telecom Infrastructure in the era of App Economy
  • New technologies to support the App Economy
      • IMT 2020/5G
      • Cloud Computing
      • Big Data
      • IoT
  • The Digital Platforms & Infrastructure Sharing: Balance on Services provision
  • Regulatory trends