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TIA-Embassy Telecom Attaché Meeting

January 29, 2009

TIA hosted an Embassy Telecom Attaché Meeting in its Washington office, with a focus on international broadband policies.

Masaru Fukino and Young NohAfter giving a brief overview of U.S. policy on broadband, TIA’s Nick Fetchko, Director, and Anne Pizzato, Manager of International and Government Affairs, introduced invited speakers Masaru Fujino (left), Counselor for Communications Policy for the Embassy of Japan, and Young Noh (right), Minister Counselor of Information and Communications for the Embassy of the Republic of Korea.

Messrs. Fujino and Noh gave presentations on broadband policy in their nations. Their presentations are here: Japan (PDF, 1.7 MB) and Korea (Ppt, 8.7 MB). A question and answer session followed.

Attendees included representatives of TIA member companies, such as Alcatel-Lucent, Qualcomm, SkyTerra Communications, Nortel and Tyco Electronics, as well as representatives from embassies of Britain, Canada, China, the European Union, France and Ireland.

USITO Briefing

January 27, 2009

John ChangRepresentatives from TIA also attended a briefing given in Washington by United States Information Technology Office (USITO) Managing Director John Chiang on the regulatory and trade climate in China for the information and communications technology industry.

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