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    Egypt Partakes in ITU EGTI, EGH Meetings

    Date published: 14 September 2020

    Egypt is participating in the 11th Meeting of the Expert Group on Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (EGTI), and the 8th Meeting of the Expert Group on ICT Household Indicators (EGH), held virtually, on September 14-18.

    The meetings are organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

    The meetings are open to all ITU members and experts in the field of ICT statistics and data collection.

    The objective of the meetings is to examine the contributions received from members of the EGTI and EGH online discussion forum, separately, over the current working period, with a view to finalizing the items under discussion. The outcome of the discussions will be presented at the 17th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS).

    The topics discussed during the EGTI meeting include indicators of 5G, ICT prices, quality of service and international roaming. Furthermore, the revised ITU Handbook for the Collection of Administrative Data on Telecommunications/ICT will be formally launched .

    The topics covered at the EGH meeting include the measurement of ICT skills, and how to measure the number of Internet users accurately. The revised ITU Manual for Measuring ICT Access and Use by Households and Individuals will be formally launched .

    Established in 1865, the ITU is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN), responsible for all matters related to ICTs. It is one of the oldest international organizations in operation.


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