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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

    Nur Sulyna Abdullah, Chief Officer of Corporate Strategy for the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) was amongst a lineup of eminent keynote speakers at the Telecommunications and Media Forum.



  • Regional Regulators' Forum: 5 February 2018, Singapore

    regional regulators' forum 5 FEBRUARY 2018, singapore

    Senior regulators across the region came together to discuss how to offer policies and regulatory decision making that best drive accessibility, affordability and competitiveness.



  • IIC Thailand Chapter Feb 2018

    IIC Thailand Chapter, 8-9 February 2018, BanGkok

    This two-day event discussed policy making and offered case studies to ensure a relevant and safe internet space for children, while affording them the advantages of the digital ecosystem.

  • Q&A with Yasmin Mahmood

    Q&A WITH Yasmin Mahmood

    We asked Datuk Yasmin Mahmood, CEO, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), how Malaysia, or indeed any country, can create legal and regulatory conditions which allow the effective digital transformation of its economy and bring positive benefits to its society.

  • InterMedia Article: Are we Losing Control?

    illicit streaming devices

    Illicit streaming devices have become the latest mainstream content piracy threat. CASBAA’s John Medeiros, one of the speakers at the TMF in Singapore, says that policymakers need to act now.

  • IIC welcomes BIPT, find out about benefits

    IIC welcomes BIPT, find out about benefits

    The IIC is delighted to welcome Belgian Institute for Postal services and Telecommunications to membership of the Institute.

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

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upcoming events

Telecommunications & Media Forum
may 2018, miami

Telecommunications & Media Forum
3-4 July 2018, sydney

communications Policy & regulation week
8-11 october 2018, mexico city

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RRF SINGAPORE

Enabling data flow for economic growth was just one of the key discussion themes at the IIC TMF in Singapore. See the presentations here (log in required).

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Intermedia

The latest issue of ImterMedia is now available to read here.

Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre Bangkok

IIC Thailand Chapter

Speakers confirmed for this two-day event which brings together stakeholders from all areas to discuss how to build a relevant and safe internet space for children. See all speakers here.

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policy world

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

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)

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

Magnus Ewerbring

Magnus Ewerbring

CTO, Asia-Pacific, Ericsson

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

Nur Sulyna Abdullah

Nur Sulyna Abdullah

Chief Officer, Corporate Strategy, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Stephen Unger (Dr)

Stephen Unger (Dr)

Board Member and Group Director, Ofcom, UK

Vichaow Rakphongphairoj

Vichaow Rakphongphairoj

President (Co), Operations, True Corporation Public Company Limited

Yasmin Mahmood

Yasmin Mahmood

CEO, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)


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: time to act

Illicit streaming devices: time to act

Is it time to regulate AI?

Is it time to regulate AI?

Raising questions about fake news

Raising questions about fake news

Are we losing control?

Are we losing control?


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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