UN Broadband Commission to issue report in September

Monday 12 July 2010 | 16:27 CET | News
The Broadband Commission for Digital Development, set up by the ITU and Unesco in May, has held its first meeting. The commissioners met in private session in Geneva on 11 July to set about defining a vision for accelerating the deployment of broadband networks worldwide, with the aim of improving the delivery of services across a huge range of social and business sectors, and accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. The commission is co-chaired by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Carlos Slim Helu, the Mexican businessman who started America Movil, with ITU

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