ITU Blog: A new age of orchestration for 5G

As we approach 2020, one of the most important areas of ITU work will be our international standardization of 5G systems. ITU is supporting the development of a 5G environment where we will all have access to highly reliable communications,…

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Press Release: ITU accelerates study of smart-city data management

Open group to identify standardization demands of data-driven smart cities Geneva, 30 March 2017 – ITU has established a new Focus Group to research data processing and management in the context of smart cities. The group is open to participation…

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ITU Blog: Accelerating the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals through AI

Continuing on from Mobile and Cloud First, “AI First” is quickly becoming a top solution strategy for industry and governments, as evidenced by massive artificial intelligence (AI) investments in the billions. IDC has predicted revenues of nearly 50 billion globally…

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Press Release: ITU launches global dialogue on Artificial Intelligence for good

AI for Good Global Summit aims to ensure that AI benefits humanity Geneva, 23 March 2017 – The AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva, 7-9 June 2017, aims to accelerate the development and democratization of Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions…

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Q&A: What’s the economic impact of ‘over-the-top’ (OTT) players?

Over-the-top (OTT) services such as Skype and WhatsApp are among today’s most popular communications services, and their providers are among the information and communication technology (ICT) sector’s most innovative and profitable companies. Network operators and OTT players, despite having quite…

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Can we secure connected cars from hackers? ‘The problem is cost.’ (VIDEO)

“There is, in the car industry, a very specific split on security,” Arnaud Taddei, Director of Security Solutions Architecture at Symantec, told ITU on the sidelines of last week’s Future Networked Car symposium at the world-famous Geneva International Motor Show. “There is…

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