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IIC Singapore - TRPC Forum 30 May
The Humanity in Artificial Intelligence

A discussion on the issues arising from the increasing deployment of AI, the cultural and ethical nuances of data collection for AI, the frameworks in place for businesses and policy makers. Register here


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The April issue of the IIC newsletter is now available to read here.


IIC US Chapter 9 May 2019

An overview of the regulatory developments and their implications for the provision of digital services in the EU, including with respect to US online services providers who make such services available in the EU. Register now

Europe Chapter

IIC Europe Chapter is born

At the IIC Brussels Telecommunications and Media Forum (26 March 2019), attended by a distinguished audience and with the participation of the EU DG CNET, Deputy Director General, Claire Bury, we were glad and proud to announce The launch of the IIC Europe Chapter. Read more

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IIC UK Chapter 1 july 2019

Save the date for this upcoming Chapter event. More details here. Registration is now open. Download the form.

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IIC ITALIAN CHAPTER workshop on EECC: Regulation of Communications in the Gigabit Society

On 17 May, the IIC Italian Chapter will organize a workshop as part of a series of lessons on Digital Transformation and Data Economy. Read more

Confirmed Speakers for Miami include:

Salma Leticia Jalife Villalón

Salma Leticia Jalife Villalón

Under Secretary of Communications, Ministry of Communications and Transport, Mexico

Alee Fa'amoe

Alee Fa'amoe

Acting CEO & Executive Director ICT, OfReg, Cayman Islands

Germán Darío Arias Pimienta

Germán Darío Arias Pimienta

Executive Director, Commission for Communications Regulation of Colombia (CRC)

Giuliano De Vita

Giuliano De Vita

Senior Advisor to Commissioner Antonio Martusciello, Authorità per le Garanzie nelle comunicazioni (AGCOM), Italy

Jacquelynn Ruff

Jacquelynn Ruff

Consulting Counsel, Wiley Rein LLP, USA; Director, International Institute of Communications

Lucas Gallitto

Lucas Gallitto

Public Policy Director, GSM Association

Manuel De Abelleyra

Manuel De Abelleyra

President, DIRECTV Latin America, Vrio Corp

Mindel De La Torre

Mindel De La Torre

Chief Regulatory and International Strategy Officer, Omnispace LLC

Ramiro Camacho Castillo

Ramiro Camacho Castillo

Commissioner, Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), Mexico

Sherry McMillan

Sherry McMillan

Executive Officer Corporate Communications and Administration, Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT)

What TMT Professionals say about the IIC

  • Sang-Hyun Kang

    "Whether in the field of broadcasting, internet communications, or new media, I believe international cooperation will play a vital role in the future of our endeavors. I have no doubt the role of International Institute of Communications will become even more important in the days and years to come."

    Sang-Hyun Kang 
    Chairperson, Korea Communications Standards Commission

  • Dr Krisztina Rozgonyi

    "Having seen several professional endeavours during my career , attending your meetings, explained to me why the IIC is special and different from any other similar type of organization, a question which had puzzled me earlier watching it from a distance. It is how you bring senior key people together to discuss the pressing topics for the sector."

    Dr Krisztina Rozgonyi 
    Assistant Professor, Media Governance and Media Industries Research Lab, University of Vienna

  • Dr Ieva Martinkenaite

    "Meeting policy makers, regulators and other telcos and discussing pressing issues for our business and society is always enriching. This is what IICOM Telecommunication and Media Forums provide."

    Dr Ieva Martinkenaite 
    Vice President, Telenor Research

  • 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

  • Dr Alexandra Borchardt

    "I really enjoyed this panel. It was a pleasure to be surrounded by such a number of thoughtful and interesting participants and an inquisitive audience."

    Dr Alexandra Borchardt
    Director of Strategic Development, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford

  • 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

  • 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


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.


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.


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.

How Susceptible are Internet Users?

How Susceptible are Internet Users?

Follow This

Follow This

Duty of Care

Duty of Care

Get the Whole Picture

Get the Whole Picture

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