New ITU standard: Information-centric networking to support 5G

ITU members have approved a new standard on information-centric networking, a promising approach to achieving ultra-low-latency communications in the IMT-2020 (5G) environment. The standard is the first to emerge from ITU’s study of the wireline technology enablers of future 5G…

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AI for Good Global Summit: How AI will transform healthcare (VIDEO)

AI for Good Global Summit: How AI will transform healthcare (VIDEO)

Advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are granting machines the ability to learn, improve and make calculated decisions in ways that will enable them to perform tasks once thought to rely solely on human experience, creativity and ingenuity. The AI for Good…

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ITU Kaleidoscope 2017 calls for research on data management for social good

ITU Kaleidoscope 2017 calls for research on data management for social good

“Challenges for a data-driven society” is the theme of the ninth Kaleidoscope academic conference to be held in Nanjing, China, 27-29 November 2017. Kaleidoscope 2017 will highlight research into innovative approaches to data management and analysis, encouraging the development of…

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North-American industry leaders highlight strategic priorities for 5G standardization

Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) of leading ICT companies in North America have reaffirmed that fixed-mobile convergence will be fundamental to the success of 5G systems. CTOs have also highlighted the great promise of information-centric networking to assist dynamic, performance-oriented management…

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19 April, Washington DC, US: Workshop to plan next phase of global collaboration in digital financial services

An upcoming workshop in Washington DC, US, 19 April, will present the findings of the ITU Focus Group on Digital Financial Services and discuss the next phase of global collaboration aimed at stimulating the rollout of digital financial services (DFS)….

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ITU Blog: The next frontier is here: 3 key capabilities that make AI so valuable

We live in a time of great transformation. Over the last thirty years, technology has fueled a host of changes in how we live, work, and enable the public good. Now, we’re on the cusp of a major change that…

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