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Kazakhstan is willing to introduce 5G together with ITU - Kazakh Information and Communications Minister

12 September, 2018, 10:25 152
Kazakhstan is willing to introduce 5G together with ITU - Kazakh Information and Communications Minister

The Kazakh Minister of Information and Communications takes part at the World Forum of the International Telecommunication Union - ITU Telecom-2018 World held in the South African Republic. 

 

From September 10 to 13, the city of Durban, the South African Republic, holds the World Forum of the International Telecommunication Union - ITU Telecom-2018 World. Head of the Ministry of Information and Communication of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev speaks for Kazakhstan at the event, BNews.kz reports with a reference to a press service of the Ministry.   

Within the Forum, a roundtable of the Ministries was held during which the issues to create conditions by the governments to develop intellectual digital technologies, to eliminate risks of the new digital world and to finance the development of digital technologies were touched upon.  

Credit: press service of Kazakh Information and Communications Ministry

In his report, Dauren Abayev noted the importance to develop information and communication technologies and their contribution to the development of the global economy and to increase the life quality. While listing the achievements and challenges that the country faces, the Minister noted the special role of the Digital Kazakhstan programme that will ensure the entry into a qualitatively new stage of development of the sector of information and communication technologies.

The Kazakh Minister confirmed Kazakhstan's willingness to introduce the 5th mobile communications generation, to widely apply non-geostationary satellites to provide the broadband Internet jointly with the International Telecommunication Union. 

Credit: press service of Kazakh Information and Communication Ministry

Also, within the Forum, the Minister held a meeting with Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao, as well as  met with Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau of the ITU Brahima Sanou, Chairman of the Commission for Communications and Information Technologies of Saudi Arabia Bin Salem Al Ruwais and Deputy Minister of Transport, Communication and High Technologies of Azerbaijan Elmir Tofig oglu Velizade. 

Credit: press service of Kazakh Information and Communications Ministry

ITU Telecom-2018 World - is a leading platform that gathers representatives of governments and telecommunication to discuss the creation of a global information and communication infrastructure at a high level.