ITU: Coordinated Tech Response to Ebola Needed

Teams with other international groups to use broadband for better warning, response

Could the Ebola crisis in Africa provide some impetus to the telemedicine angle of the many-sided push for high-speed broadband around the world?    

Yes, if the International Telecommunications Union has anything to say about it.    

At its the Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, Korea, the ITU, the Internet Society and mobile operators group GSMA said they are joining forces to boost communications, particularly mobile, for better early warning and response to the disease. 

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