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Event IIC UK Chapter Webinar: Content moderation and freedom of expression: building consensus internationally

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Event Regulation in times of pandemic and lessons for the future: African responses - Western Africa

In the second of this series of regional discussions, regulators and industry policy makers from Western Africa will discuss the initiatives taken in response to the pandemic, particularly relating to spectrum availability, digital infrastructure, health & education services, cybersecurity, and combating disinformation. They will highlight the unique challenges across the continent and also innovative responses – particularly involving mobile technology – developed in Africa for Africa.

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Event IIC Australian Chapter Webinar: Choice and fairness for telco consumers

The current pandemic has amplified the importance of reliability, fairness and equitable access to communications services in a post fixed-line environment. The Australian Government is looking to set up a post-2020 telco consumer protection framework.

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Future Leaders' Competition Winner 2020 Future Leaders’ Competition 2020 Winner

We are delighted to announce that the winner of this year’s Future Leaders’ Competition is Sofia Mancilla, founder of Sección Legal, the first Mexican digital marketplace for legal services.

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IIC and Covid-19 IIC and COVID-19

The IIC exists to advance the debate and understanding of regulatory policy in the increasingly converged communications industry. During these extraordinary times, it has been heartening to see how our community has responded to the current crisis around the world. We have created a section highlighting these efforts, along with related current content and news of our webinars.

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As part of our Africa series hear Dr Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa in conversation with Chris Chapman, IIC President, on the pan-African viewpoint which is both supporting and promoting Africa and African innovation and the importance that it is recognised and developed within and for Africa.

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Online Meeting Regulation in times of pandemic and lessons for the future: African responses – West Africa

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Looks like "the next big update to the 5G standard won't be finished until 2022, mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, there are widening fears that the global geopolitical tug-of-war between the US and China could fracture the 5G standard" - https://www.lightreading.com/security/the-next-version-of-5g-expected-to-be-delayed-to-2022/d/d-id/764735

#Vietnam is taking a pretty interesting and aggressive #export policy for its #5G devices, which gives them a leg-up establishing early demand markets, and dare I say it - demand for #6G, whatever that turns out to be. #technology https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnamese-tech-firms-export-more-5g-devices/188807.vnp

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