INTUG and CCIA strongly encourage removing access barriers in telecoms services, to lower user prices, facilitate global supply chains and boost economic growth and innovation. Nick White, EVP INTUG, was one of the main speakers at a webinar organised by CCIA and INTUG on 24 May to brief Trade Negotiators from around the world involved in the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA). Nick summarised the needs of business users and stressed the importance of making cross border online trade easier.
INTUG continues to work together with CCIA to drive home these important messages. A joint letter was sent out to Trade Negotiators during the final stretch of negotiations on the TiSA. The letter describes how international corporate users rely on connectivity for networks in support of online business processes and communications.
The following specific actions were urged for the Trade Negotiators and their countries: