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ITU Regional Economic and Financial Forum of Telecommunications/ICTs for Africa, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 30-31 January 2017

​The Regional Economic and Financial (REF) Forum of Telecommunications/ICTs for Africa, organized by the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) in collaboration with the Post and Telecommunications Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), was held at the Elephant Hills Hotel in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from 30 to 31 January, 2017.

A meeting of the ITU-T Study Group 3 Regional Group for Africa (SG3RG-AFR) followed the Forum from 31 January (afternoon) to 3 February 2016.

Content

​This year the ITU Regional Economic and Financial Forum (REF) focused, among other interesting subjects, on the developments and regulatory approaches in a digital converged world, including,  ICTs Digital trends, the impact of the OTTs digital services on the economy, collaborative regulation in the Apps Economy, and the economic and financial issues in a converged broadband environment. A session and Rond table discussion on the new challenges and opportunities in the digital ecosystem were also presented. 

Information

Organizers

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ITU-T Study Group 3

​Meeting of the ITU-T SG3 Regional Group for Africa (SG3 RG-AFR)
31 January (afternoon) to 3 February 2017
in the same venue