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.

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upcoming events

IIC UK - THE ONLINE FUTURE FOR COPYRIGHT and IP
30 NOVEMBER 2017, London

TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA FORUM
5–6 DECEMBER 2017, WASHINGTON DC

REGIONAL REGULATORS FORUM
5 february 2018, singapore

TELECOMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA FORUM
6-7 february 2018, singapore

Telecommunications & Media Forum
may 2018, miami

Telecommunications & Media Forum
3-4 July 2018, sydney

communications Policy & regulation week
october 2018, mexico city

Latest News

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.

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IIC UK CHAPTER

The online future for copyright and IP: copyright reform, IPR enforcement and the debate on intermediary liability will be discussed, alongside the European proposed reforms in the UK Chapter event on 30 November. Read more.

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.

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policy world

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

Copyright Illicit Streaming Devices

copyright

Illicit streaming devices: time to act  here.

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intermedia

The latest issue of InterMedia is now available here.

Confirmed Speakers for Washington TMF included

Brendan Carr

Brendan Carr

Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), USA

Terrell McSweeny

Terrell McSweeny

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, USA

Robert L Strayer

Robert L Strayer

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, US Department of State

Thomas M Dailey

Thomas M Dailey

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Verizon International

Alice Munyua

Alice Munyua

Founder, Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)

David A Gross (Ambassador)

David A Gross (Ambassador)

Partner, Wiley Rein LLP, USA

Jeff Blum

Jeff Blum

Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, DISH

Jeff Brueggeman

Jeff Brueggeman

Vice President, Global Public Policy, AT&T

Krysten Jenci

Krysten Jenci

Director, Office of Digital Services Industries, International Trade Administration, USA

Lauren Van Wazer

Lauren Van Wazer

Vice President, Global Public Policy, Akamai Technologies

Leonardo Euler de Morais

Leonardo Euler de Morais

Commissioner, National Telecommunication Agency (ANATEL), Brazil

Mike Saperstein

Mike Saperstein

Vice President, Federal Regulatory, Frontier Communications

Nuala O'Connor

Nuala O'Connor

President & CEO, Center for Democracy & Technology

Rajan S Mathews

Rajan S Mathews

Director General, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI)

Susan L Fox

Susan L Fox

Vice President, Government Relations, The Walt Disney Company


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.

Are we losing control?

Are we losing control?

Spectrum Line up

Spectrum Line up

Shedding Light on 5G Policy

Shedding Light on 5G Policy

Hitting the Right Target

Hitting the Right Target

Illicit streaming devices

Illicit streaming devices


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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We will give you a monthly round up of up-coming events, where we’ve been as well as interviews and selected articles from InterMedia.

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