The 24th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2016) was held in the attractive ambience of the Radisson Blu Resort Hotel, Split, September 18–20. The Conference was organized by the University of Split, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture (FESB) and Crotian Communications and Information Society (CCIS) under the auspices of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Croatian Academy of Engineering and Croatian Regulatory Agency for Network Industries.
The IEEE ComSoc Iraq chapter was established at the end of Nov. 2011. The chapter includes members from academic institutes, ministries (Communication, Science and Technology), and non-government wireless communication companies (especially Asia Cell and Kalimat).
This issue of the Global Communications Newsletter has a special significance for me: it is Issue No. 100 under my responsibility as Editor!
Almost 10 years ago, I was appointed by Tom La Porta, at that time Director of Magazines of the IEEE Communications Society, to revive our Newsletter, whose publication had been discontinued a couple of years before.