Vodafone Qatar joins ITU

The company will participate in ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector
Kyle Whitehill, chief executive officer of Vodafone Qatar says the operator looks forward to contributing to ITU.
Kyle Whitehill, chief executive officer of Vodafone Qatar says the operator looks forward to contributing to ITU.

Share

 Qatari based operator, Vodafone Qatar, has become a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Membership will allow Vodafone Qatar to participate in the ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T), which gathers experts to develop standards and protocols for the global information and communication technologies (ICT) industry.

“We’re very honoured and excited to be part of this prestigious organisation and join hands with world’s experts to help take the ICT industry, especially in Qatar, to newer heights in line with Qatar’s vision to become one of the world’s leading smart cities by 2030. Vodafone Qatar will bring a solid track record, knowledge and expertise to ITU’s local, regional and global discussions and strongly contribute to further build the fundamental standards of our industry. We also look forward to adding great value to conversations and initiatives around smart cities and the Internet of Things (IoT),” said Kyle Whitehill, chief executive officer of Vodafone Qatar.

“I am delighted to welcome Vodafone Qatar to ITU-T,” said Malcolm Johnson, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau. “Their contribution to this body will be immeasurable both in regards to their technological expertise in the areas of M2M technologies and smart cites but also their contribution to the overall mission of the ITU.”

The ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology and it is made up of over 700 members and associates from the private sector and academia, in addition to 193 government members.

REGISTER NOW | Webinar Event | Security you can bank on – Safeguarding the Middle East’s financial sector

Presented in partnership with security and network specialist Cybereason, the second in the three part webinar series will bring together a panel of experts to discuss how banks and financial institutions are evolving their service offering while simultaneously staying one step ahead of the cyber criminals who seek to bring their operations crashing to the ground.

Editor's Choice

Emerson expands analytics platform for industrial enterprise-level wireless infrastructure management
Plantweb Insight platform adds two new Pervasive Sensing applications that manage wireless networks more efficiently with a singular interface to the enterprise
Digitalisation seen as a competitive advantage by Middle East private businesses
Nearly 80 per cent of private business leaders acknowledge that digitalisation can impact business sustainability
Etisalat introduces Multi-Access Edge Computing architecture delivering best-in-class video streaming performance for 5G networks
MEC architecture achieves performance gains of as much as 90% in video streaming, validating how ultra-low-latency applications will be delivered over 4G and 5G networks

Most popular

Don't Miss a Story