Vol. 1 Issue 6 01-15 November 2007
Welcome to the current issue of “Government@24/7”,your fortnightly source of knowledge and news on e-Government and m-Government! brought to you by m-GovWorld with technical support form OneWorld South Asia..

This issue of the newsletter is delayed a bit because of the involvement of entire team with eGovWorld 2007  preparations scheduled for November 29-30 in New Delhi, India. Our apologies to the readers for the delay. Stakeholders from government, multilateral agencies, industry , academia, civil society organizations are all coming on a single platform to discuss the strategies to enhance the quality of services under national e-Governance program (NeGP) of India during the conference. We are extremely happy to announce the support of 3i Infotech, Emerson Network Power, IBM, IL&FS, Core Technologies and Airtel to eGovWorld 2007. We are pleased to inform that speakers from Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India, The World Bank, UNDP and various industry players have kindly consented to participate in the two day deliberations.

The members of the community who have not yet registered for the conference are requested to  register online at the Conference Website.

Vikas Kanungo
Editor
Expertspeak
Mr. Ashish Chaudhary, Head of India subregion of Nokia Siemens Network, provides his views on leapfrogging to 4G network...
  Project for People
Usability driven Open Platform for Mobile Government...
  Viewpoint
Bill gates on the age of software powered unified communications…
  Documents & Reports
Impact of Mobile Phone on work/ life balance - Research Report...
Fortnight’s Picks
Global VC seminar on Mobile Government by e-Development Thematic Group of The World Bank
  The seminar is being organized in partnership with e-GovWorld 2007 conference that will have more than 200 stakeholders from 15 countries participating during two day deliberations in New Delhi, India- fastest growing mobile market in the World.
Four South Asian countries to co-operate for international ICT connectivity
  India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh have agreed to collaborate on ICT connectivity through public private partnership model
3G services by middle of 2008 , says A.Raja, Indian ICT minister

 

Indian ICT minister is hopeful that the additional spectrum for 2G and 3G services will be allotted by the end of 2007.

 

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