International Institute of Communications

Shaping the policy agenda: TELECOMMUNICATIONS • MEDIA • TECHNOLOGY
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Welcome to the IIC

The International Institute for Communications enables the balanced, open dialogue that shapes the policy agenda for the telecoms, media and technology industries.

The International Institute for Communications enables the balanced, open dialogue that shapes the policy agenda for the telecoms, media and technology industries.

  • Telecommunications and Media Forum: Singapore, February 2018

    TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA FORUM 6-7 FEBRUARY 2018, singapore

    Discussions will focus on enabling the digital economy and building the skillsets and capacity for this century, with expert speakers adding context to the regulatory environment by comparing regulatory, policy and investment trends in the East and the West. 



  • Regional Regulators' Forum: 5 February 2018, Singapore

    regional regulators' forum 5 FEBRUARY 2018, singapore

    Supported by the IMDA, the Regional Regulators’ Forum will bring together senior regulators from across the region and beyond to discuss how best practice policy and regulatory decision making can work together to drive accessibility, affordability and competitiveness.



  • IIC Thailand Chapter Feb 2018

    IIC Thailand Chapter, 8-9 February 2018, BanGkok

    Jointly organised by the IIC and the DEPA, this two-day event brings together stakeholders from all areas to discuss how to build a relevant and safe internet space for children, while affording them the advantages of the digital ecosystem.

  • Q&A with Rob Strayer

    Q&A WITH ROB STRAYER

    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, US Department of State.

    DAS Strayer was one of the keynote presenters at the recent TMF in Washington DC. This month Policy World asks Rob Strayer about the complex policy landscape surrounding privacy and cybersecurity in the growing cloud based digital economy.

  • Telecommunications & Media Forum, 5-6 December, Washignton DC

    telecommunications and media forum 5-6 december 2017, washington DC

    With keynotes from the major communications regulators in the US, and senior industry figures, this event brought together leaders of the TMT sector and regulatory bodies to examine objectives and priorities for regulators and policy makers as they adapt to the pace of convergence.

  • InterMedia Article: Are we Losing Control?

    forthcoming iNTERMEDIA ARTICLE: illicit streaming devices

    Illicit streaming devices have become the latest mainstream content piracy threat. CASBAA’s John Medeiros says that policymakers need to act now.

A few words from the President

Chris Chapman, President, talks about how the IIC creates value for its members.

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upcoming events

REGIONAL REGULATORS FORUM
5 february 2018, singapore

TELECOMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA FORUM
6-7 february 2018, singapore

IIC THAILAND CHAPTER
8-9 FEBRUARY 2018, BANGKOK

Telecommunications & Media Forum
may 2018, miami

Telecommunications & Media Forum
3-4 July 2018, sydney

communications Policy & regulation week
october 2018, mexico city

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Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre Bangkok

IIC Thailand Chapter

A two-day event bringing together stakeholders from all areas to discuss how to build a relevant and safe internet space for children, while affording them the advantages of the digital ecosystem.

Copyright Illicit Streaming Devices

policy world

The December issue of Policy World is now available to read here.

digital transformation

IIC TMF, Washington, D.C.

The policy implications of the convergence of telecom and media platforms was just one of the themes of this year’s annual IIC TMF in Washington D.C. Programme available to view here.

CPRW2017

COMMUNICATIONS POLICY & REGULATION WEEK 2017

Material from the IIC’s CPRWeek is now available, with videos from the plenary sessions of the Annual Conference and reports on the workshops.

SNRF 2018 LP

IIC LAUNCHES REGULATORY FORUM FOR SMALL NATIONS (SNRF)

Ensuring competition, enforcement and access are just some of the challenges facing countries with small populations and / or small economies. This Forum will focus on the particular opportunities and constraints in media and communications regulation in these countries, giving regulators a place to share experiences and best practice.

Confirmed Speakers for Singapore include:

Agne Makauskaite

Agne Makauskaite

Senior Legal and Regulatory Counsel, Vodafone Group Enterprise Legal

Aileen Chia

Aileen Chia

Director-General (Telecoms & Post), Deputy Chief Executive (Policy, Regulation & Competition Development), Infocomm Media Development Authority, Singapore

Chee Kheong Foong

Chee Kheong Foong

Group Head of Regulatory Affairs, Axiata Group Berhad

Chris Peirce

Chris Peirce

Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, Ooredoo Myanmar

Dan Sjöblom

Dan Sjöblom

Director General, Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS)

Datuk Yasmin Mahmood

Datuk Yasmin Mahmood

CEO, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

David Goldstein

David Goldstein

Non-Executive Chairman, Iflix Asia

Halim Shafie (Tan Sri Dr)

Halim Shafie (Tan Sri Dr)

Chairman, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Harin Grewal

Harin Grewal

Cluster Director (Networks,Technology & Resilience), Infocomm Media Development Authority, Singapore

Joe Welch

Joe Welch

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Asia, 21st Century Fox; Chairman, Hong Kong Chapter, International Institute of Communications

Michael Cosgrave

Michael Cosgrave

Executive General Manager, Infrastructure Regulation Division, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Monique Meche

Monique Meche

Vice President, Global Public Policy, Netflix

Nicole Chan

Nicole Chan

Chairperson, National Communications Commission (NCC), Taiwan

Stephen Unger (Dr)

Stephen Unger (Dr)

Board Member and Group Director, Ofcom, UK

Vichaow Rakphongphairoj

Vichaow Rakphongphairoj

President, True Corporation Public Company Limited


What TMT Professionals say about the IIC

  • Ajit Pai

    "Reading about developments and challenges is entirely different to being able to meet personally."

    Ajit Pai
    Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Antonio Garcia Zaballos

    "It is the perfect way to get in touch with the different stakeholders of the industry and have an open dialogue about issues that in other circumstances everyone may not feel comfortable talking about."

    Antonio Garcia Zaballos
    Telecommunications Lead Specialist – Leader of the Broadband Programme, Institutions for Development (IFD), Capital Markets and Finance (CMF), IADB

  • Augusto Preta

    "Over the past twenty years the IIC has set milestones in the convergence of telecoms, media and technology which has been witnessed by international key players from industry, institutions and academia."

    Augusto Preta
    CEO, IT Media Consulting

  • Eric Loeb

    "As always, IIC does a tremendous job facilitating substantive exchange, and really outstanding networking between industry and regulators.  I look forward to our ongoing participation at the events!"

    Eric Loeb
    Senior Vice President, International External and Regulatory Affairs, AT&T

  • Franceso Liberatore

    "The IIC is a truly unique association and enables an open, expert-based and non-partisan dialogue that shapes the policy agenda for the telecommunications, media and technology industries."

    Franceso Liberatore
    Partner, Squire Patton Boggs, LLP

  • Kyung-Sin Park

    "IIC provides a rare opportunity to hear candid self-assements of the regulators and exchange equally candid views of the industry and academics, which is exactly what we need in this age of changing alliances and political landscapes."

    Kyung-Sin Park
    Director, Public Policy, Professor, Korea University School of Law

  • Mohammed Ali Al-Mannai

    "Our partnership with the IIC has been hugely beneficial. There is no better platform than IIC’s TDMF to exchange insights and hear from industry leaders about how they tackled the various challenges facing the ICT sector."

    Mohammed Ali Al-Mannai
    President of Communications Regulatory Authority of Qatar

  • Oscar Reyes Peña

    "At IIC events I hope to strengthen ties with other countries outside the Ibero-American Regulators Platform and to enrich the exchange of experiences, and learn from others."

    Oscar Reyes Peña
    Chairman of the Chilean audio-visual regulator CNTV

  • Tan Kiat How

    "The IIC’s forums and conferences are excellent opportunities for regulators and industry players to network. The forums in particular provide a platform for candid exchange of views on common challenges and good practices among fellow practitioners."

    Mr Tan Kiat How
    CEO of the InfoComm Media Development Authority, Singapore


INTERMEDIA

Members receive InterMedia, the IIC's quarterly journal. It reviews key developments in telecommunications and media policy, regulatory affairs, emergent ICT trends and, especially, the impact of the internet across the entire communications ecosystem.

MEMBERSHIP

Our Members come from boardrooms and senior strategic teams of regulators, telecoms operators, broadcasters, content providers, IT and network providers, lawyers and many more. Incumbents and new players alike benefit from the IIC’s diversity.

EVENTS

We hold at least five international events a year including the Annual Conference, the Telecommunications and Media Forum series and the International Regulators Forum, exclusively for regulators.


Latest InterMedia Articles

Members automatically receive InterMedia, the IIC's quarterly journal. It reviews key developments in telecommunications and media policy, regulatory affairs, emergent ICT trends and, especially, the impact of the internet across the entire ecosystem. InterMedia is a rich resource of articles, reports and interviews and the contents reflect the IIC's on-going discussion themes. Here are some open access articles available to read in full.

Illicit streaming devices

Illicit streaming devices

Are we losing control?

Are we losing control?

Spectrum Line up

Spectrum Line up

Shedding Light on 5G Policy

Shedding Light on 5G Policy


IIC Sponsors & Supporting Organisations

Sponsors work closely with the IIC, helping to shape the policy agenda, contributing to discussions from which the wider community benefits. The IIC operates on a not-for-profit basis solely to enable the balanced, open dialogue that shapes the policy agenda. Sponsorship and membership fees enable us to do this.

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