ITU: Make Broadband a Basic Civil Right

ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun Touré has challenged global leaders to ensure that more than half of the world's people have access to broadband networks by 2015, and make access to high-speed networks a basic civil right. Touré threw down the challenge to pol...

ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun Touré has challenged global leaders to ensure that more than half of the world's people have access to broadband networks by 2015, and make access to high-speed networks a basic civil right. Touré threw down the challenge to politicians, UN agency chiefs and industry heavyweights at the second meeting of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development, which delivered its final outcome report to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York. The outcome report of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development can be downloaded at http://www.broadbandcommission.org/report1.pdf
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