The 14th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) took place at the Grand Palm Resort Hotel, Gaborone International Convention Centre, Gaborone, Botswana, from 21-23 November 2016. The WTIS-2016 is organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and hosted by the Government of Botswana.
WTIS-16 brings together delegates from all over the world, ranging from government ministers and business leaders to regulators, national statisticians, lead academicians and ICT data producers and analysts. The objective of the Symposium is to debate new and emerging issues on ICT data and statistics and their role in policy making, to provide strategic guidance to the international community on information society trends and future monitoring, and to develop standards and methodologies for producing high-quality data and statistical indicators. WTIS provides a unique platform for ICT data users and producers to meet and exchange knowledge, share best practices, identify business opportunities and enhance cooperation.