With a diverse membership spanning developed and least developed countries, small island developing states, and more recently also the private sector and civil society, the CTO aims to become a trusted partner for sustainable development for all, through ICTs.
- Advisory services in national ICT policy development and implementation for:
- Universal broadband access
- Regulatory environments
- Applications i.e. e-education, e-health, e-agriculture, e-governance.
- International treaty meetings e.g. WRC, WTSA, WTDC and WSIS; IGF
- International policy and regulatory benchmarking
- Free delegate passes at conferences and exhibitions per Unit of Membership Contribution*
- Discounts for CTO training programmes and consultancy and research services
- International networking and experience sharing at senior executive level
- Voting right or representation at the CTO Council, and eligibility for the CTO Executive Committee
- Access to CTO’s fellowship and attachment programmes
- Listing on the CTO’s website.
Full Member Countries
Full country membership is limited to Commonwealth countries only. View our Full Member Countries’ benefits.
Affiliate membership is open to non-Commonwealth countries. View our Affiliate Members’ benefits.
ICT Sector Members
ICT sector membership is open to the following organisations:
- Regulatory agencies (telecommunication and broadcasting regulatory agencies and commissions)
- Specialised national agencies (universal access, IT, and cybersecurity agencies)
- Industry (carriers, fixed/mobile/data network operators, manufacturers, service providers)
- Civil society (professional membership bodies, industry associations, advocacy groups)
Academia membership is open to universities and tertiary educational institutions. View our Academia Members’ benefits.