LIRNEasia is a regional ICT policy and regulation think tank active across the Asia Pacific

Deadline extended: Call for applications for broadband policy course in Sri Lanka. For more details see announcement in english, sinhala and and tamil.

South Asia Research Hub(SARH), DFID Systematic Review Programme for South Asia call for proposals.

Work with us: We are currently recruiting for the position of big data researcher.

Preparing for high-powered discussion on mobile broadband at GSMA World Congress

GSMA Mobile World Congress has become the preeminent international event in telecom. A Government Mobile Forum is held as part of it. I have been asked to moderate two sessions, the first being described below. It will be held on the morning of 26th February in Barcelona. I look forward to it.

SESSION 1: The roadmap to a mobile broadband future
Session Time: 09:25 – 11:00
Keynote: 09:25 – 09:45
Dr Hamadoun Touré, Secretary General, ITU
Panel Discussion: 09:45 – 11:00
Rohan Samarajiva, Chair, LIRNEasia
• Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, UK
• H.E. Mrs Omobola Johnson, Minister of Communication Technology, Nigeria
• John Chambers, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Cisco
• Nick Read, Chief Executive Officer, Africa Middle East and Asia Pacific Region, Vodafone
• Sigve Brekke, Executive Vice President, Head of Asia, Telenor Group


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