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ITU Workshop on "The Future of Television for South Asia, Arab and Africa Regions"


The ​Internati​onal Telecommunication Union (ITU) organized the ITU Workshop on “The Future of Television for South Asia, Arab and Africa Regions”, which took place in Bangalore (Bengaluru)​​​​, India, on 11 May 2023 from 0930 to 1830 hours (IST) at the kind invitation of the Ministry of Communications, Government of India and hosted at the Indian Institute of Science, Faculty Hall, Main Building, Amra Marg, Bangalore (Bengaluru)​. ​Remote participation was provided for this workshop.

The aim of the workshop was to discuss the future of television for South Asia, Arab and Africa regions with relevant stakeholders, covering regulatory and policy frameworks, emerging and convergent ICT Infrastructures and services, as well as user interfaces and human factors issues. It also provided an opportunity to discuss TV-related regional and international standardization and to share best practices and case studies on TV implementations over various media as well as new TV services. This event continued the successful ITU-series of thematic workshops exploring the Future of TV in the various regions of the world and was jointly organized by the three Sectors of the ITU namely: Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB), Radiocommunication Bureau (BR) and Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT).  

Previous editions can be found below: ​

​The workshop was co-located with the ITU-T SG9 meeting, which took place from 9-18 May 2023 (see TSB Collective Letter 2/9​), and contributed to the workflow of several ITU Study Groups, namely:
Participation was open to ITU Member States, Sector Members, Associates, ITU Academia and to any individual from a country which is a member of the ITU and who wished to contribute to the work. This also includes individuals who are members of international, regional, and national organizations. Participation in the workshop was free of charge.
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Hosted by                                            Co-Hosted by 


Department of Telecommunications
Ministry of Communications
Government of India​