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Access, capacity and connectivity are at the heart of recommended measures

Following an emergency virtual meeting in response to the COVID-19 pandemic the Broadband Commission has issued an ‘Agenda for Action’, identifying a series of measures designed to boost network access and capacity. The actions are built around the three pillars of ‘resilient connectivity’, ‘affordable access’ and ‘safe use of online services for societies’ and are focused initially on the task of saving lives. The commission goes on to present a medium-term agenda aimed at mitigating the social and economic impact of Covid-19, and ensure faster global recovery.

The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development was established by the ITU and UNESCO in 2010, and comprises over 50 commissioners representing governments, industry and policymakers along with experts from international agencies and academia.

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Following an emergency virtual meeting the Broadband Commission has issued an ‘Agenda for Action’. The actions are built around three pillars of resilience, connectivity and safety.

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