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  • Telecommunications & Media Forum 2016

    Telecommunications & Media Forum 2016

    29-30 November, Washington, DC

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  • Telecommunications & Media Forum 2017

    Telecommunications & Media Forum 2017

    21-22 Mar 2017 - Doha
    May 2017 - Miami
    Dec 2017 - Washington, DC

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  • Communications Policy & Regulation Week 2016

    Communications Policy & Regulation Week 2016

    Bangkok, Thailand

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  • 6 Reasons to Join the IIC

    6 Reasons to Join the IIC

    Join us and help shape the TMT Policy Agenda

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upcoming events

UK Chapter event
23 february 2017, london

TELECOMMUNICAIONS AND MEDIA FORUM
21-22 MARCH 2017, DOHA

regional regulators' FORUM
MAY 2017, MIAMi

TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA FORUM
MAY 2017, MIAMI

COMMUNICATIONS POLICY AND REGULATION WEEK
9-12 OCTOBER 2017, BRUSSELS

TELECOMMUNICAtIONS AND MEDIA FORUM
december 2017, washington

Latest News

Marcus Weldon

MARCUS WELDON AT THE WASHINGTON TMF

Marcus Weldon, President of Bell Labs and Corporate Chief Technology Officer at Nokia discusses the future applications, platforms, services and devices that will drive demand in the converged communications field. See the presentation here.

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POLICY WORLD

Read the November issue here.

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HIGH-FLOWN IDEAS

Should we be striving for the ‘level playing field’ with regulation of innovative, next-generation communications? Brian Williamson makes a strong case for setting them free.

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FREEDOM VS SECURITY

Once again, the competing discourses of freedom of expression and national security are in play, as Monroe Price discusses in the context of global media policy.

Lee Rainie

Q&A WITH Lee Rainie

This month, Policy World questions Lee Rainie, Director of Internet, Science and Technology Research, Pew Center. Read the interview here

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INTERVIEW WITH TAKAMIKI NISHIKAWA

Read the interview with Takamiki NIshikawa, Senior Counsel at Fox Network Group Japan.

TAKING STOCK OF 5G

TAKING STOCK OF 5G

The hype about the next generation of mobile technology is likely to gather pace in the next few years, but currently there is a lot of scepticism about whether it qualifies as an integrated, great leap in progress, as Marc Beishon finds in this round-up

Speakers who attended the Washington DC TMF

Alfredo Timermans

Alfredo Timermans

Ann LaFrance

Ann LaFrance

David A Gross (Ambassador)

David A Gross (Ambassador)

David Geary

David Geary

Ellen Blackler

Ellen Blackler

Jeffrey A. Campbell

Jeffrey A. Campbell

Julie Brill

Julie Brill

Kathleen Grillo

Kathleen Grillo

Marcus Weldon

Marcus Weldon

Sanford C Reback

Sanford C Reback

Terrell McSweeny

Terrell McSweeny

Tom Wheeler

Tom Wheeler


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.

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.

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.

Friendly foes

Friendly foes

Freedom vs Security

Freedom vs Security

High-flown ideas

High-flown ideas

Questions & Answers

Questions & Answers


  • Regulators

    For regulators, governments and policy makers

    "Communications technology is changing at a rapid pace, but pausing and taking note of what is happening in communications policy worldwide is always good and useful.  Thank you for providing the opportunity."

    Jessica Rosenworcel, 
    Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Telecoms

    For operators and providers in the telecommunications, media and technology space (TMT)

    "We recognize the leadership and excellent organization of all IIC staff, which is quickly making TMF the most important venue for Americas regulatory industry. It was impressive to see all Latam Operators and several Authorities sharing this venue."

    Jose Luis Ayala,
    Head of Government & Industry Affairs for Latin America, Ericsson

     

  • Media

    "I found it completely worthwhile.  It was a very manageable, high quality environment.  It was wonderful to be able to meet so many people across the globe who are very relevant to the work I am doing at Facebook.."

    Monica Desai, 
    Director, Public Policy, Facebook

  • Professional Services

    FOR LAWYERS, ANALYSTS, ACADEMICS AND CONSULTANTS

    "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

     

  • Academic

    "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 day and age of changing alliances and political landscapes surrounding the global communications industry."

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


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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