The development of ICT infrastructure, digital technologies and the convergence of broadcasting, telecommunications and informatics offer sizeable opportunities for the implementation of appropriate new technologies by developing countries.
The World Telecommunication Development Conference 2017 (WTDC-17) held in Buenos Aires (Argentina) adopted Objective 2 - Modern and Secure telecommunication/ICT Infrastructure: Foster the development of infrastructure and services, including building confidence and security in the use of telecommunications/ICTs .
The programme on Telecommunication/ICT Network Infrastructure and Services assists Member
States and ITU-D Sector Members in maximizing the use of new technologies for the
development of their information and communication infrastructures and services
and building global telecommunication/ICT infrastructure though partnerships,
bridging the digital standardization gap, conformance and interoperability and
spectrum management programmes.