Ports acting as a catalyst for development in Malaysia's southern Johor state
The economy of the Malaysian state of Johor is thriving. A large portion of Johor’s economic activity is facilitated by the maritime transportation sector. Johor Port, the busiest of the state's ports, has made a major contibution to overall development. Johor Port's expansion plans will ensure it is central to the continued growth of the southern region.
24 Apr 2017
ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade on the importance of maintaining one Internet
Fadi Chehadé is the President and CEO of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the importance of maintaining one Internet and where the pressures to fragment the Internet are coming from.
22 Jun 2016
Japanese-Malaysian bilateral relationship continues to strengthen, more FDI opportunities sought
Dr. Makio Miyagawa is the Japanese ambassador to Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the bilateral relationship between Malaysia and Japan, FDI opportunities, and how Malaysia can be a gateway to Islamic nation markets for Japanese companies.
6 Apr 2016
Future tech opportunities will need networks with high bandwidth and low latency says Magyar Telekom CEO
Chris Mattheisen is the CEO of Magyar Telekom, the largest telecommunications company in Hungary. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the telecom sector in Hungary, e-commerce opportunities, and preparing for unforeseen opportunities in the future.
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ITU Secretary General Houlin Zhao on the social and economic impact of technology
Houlin Zhao is the Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), a UN agency specialized in information and telecommunication technologies. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the global ICT penetration, the importance of ICT to economic development, and the role ICT plays in meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
10 Feb 2016
Pakistan addressing ICT infrastructure deficit as software exports reach $2.8bn
Anusha Rahman Khan is Pakistan’s Minister of State for Information Technology & Telecom. She spoke with The Prospect Group about the steps Pakistan is taking to spread connectivity across the country, the new telecom policy framework, and the scope of software development and exports coming out of Pakistan.
27 Jan 2016
Magyar Telekom CEO Chris Mattheisen on building network infrastructure & growing ARPU
Chris Mattheisen is the CEO of Magyar Telekom, the largest telecommunications company in Hungary. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Magyar Telekom’s network buildout, telecom competition in Hungary, and what the company is doing to grow ARPU.
14 Jan 2016
ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade on Internet governance & balancing security, innovation, and privacy
Fadi Chehadé is the President and CEO of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the economic impact of the digital sector, Internet governance, and finding the balance between security, innovation, and privacy online.
5 Jan 2016
ANACOM Chair Fatima Barros on telecoms in Portugal & getting ready for the Internet of Things
Fátima Barros is the Chair of the Board of Directors of ANACOM (Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações), the national regulatory authority for communications in Portugal. She is also the 2015 Chair of BEREC, the Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications. She spoke with The Prospect Group about the telecom landscape in Portugal, getting ready for the Internet of Things, and infrastructure investment.
22 Dec 2015
Afghanistan has 80% mobile penetration & 3 million Internet users, rolling out open access policy says Minister
Abdul Razaq Vahidi is the Minister of Communication and Information Technology of Afghanistan. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the current state of the ICT sector in Afghanistan, the government’s top three policy priorities, and roll out of the open access policy the government hopes will attract foreign investors.
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