TRA unveils Ajman University of Science and Technology membership to ITU
AUST has been granted academic membership into the International Telecommunication Union
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has revealed that Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST) has been granted academic membership into the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
The move aims to complement AUST's scientific and academic roadmap towards development while also helping national efforts in consolidating the UAE's credentials in the ITU.
The TRA encouraged AUST to join the ranks of other academic members of the ITU, with the aim of making use of several advantages offered by the union and benefit from its membership, especially in the light of the rapid development witnessed by the world in digital technology.
The ITU membership will help the university in enhancing its academic levels through being acquainted with the latest developments, techniques and practices in the domain of the telecommunications and information technology industry and keeping up with the emergence of technological advancements in this sector.
The ITU organises a wide range of workshops that are facilitated by international experts and are aimed at implementing the recommendations of the telecommunications sector to fortify the country's credentials at the regional and international events and help in fully developing the digital economy network in the UAE.
By AUST's ITU membership, university students will be able to take advantage of key opportunities offered by the ITU, especially with regards to training courses in the domain of radio communications and the World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly (WTSA), as well as the direct communication with international experts and researchers from more than 100 universities and research centres that are also members of the ITU.
The ITU is a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN) responsible for issues that concern information and communication technologies.