9th Meeting of the COMCEC Transport and Communications Working Group

The 9th Meeting of the COMCEC Transport and Communications Working Group was held on March 16th, 2017 in Ankara, Turkey with the theme of “Increasing Broadband Internet Penetration in the OIC Member Countries”.

The Meeting was attended by the representatives of 12 Member States, which have notified their focal points for the Transport and Communications Working Group namely; Egypt, Gabon, The Gambia, Guinea, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey. Representatives of the Orange, Türk Telekom, Turkcell, Vodafone and COMCEC Coordination Office (CCO) have also attended the Meeting.

The Representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges in the field of broadband internet penetration in their respective countries. Additionally, the issue of policies that can be implemented to increase broadband penetration was discussed. The Meeting has considered the Studies “Increasing Broadband Internet Penetration in the OIC Member Countries” and the “COMCEC Transport and Communications Outlook 2016” prepared by the COMCEC Coordination Office.

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