Press Release: UN Broadband Commission: Time for a “New Deal” if Broadband is to reach everyone, everywhere

Innovative industry collaboration and new public-private partnership models essential if broadband is to accelerate SDG achievement Geneva, 16 March 2017 – The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development held its 2017 Spring Meeting in Hong Kong, SAR of China, today, and committed to concrete…

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ITU CWG-Internet launches Open Consultation on the “Access to the Internet for persons with disabilities and specific needs”

ITU’s Council Working Group on international Internet-related public policy issues (CWG-Internet) agreed on 2 October 2015 to conduct online and physical open consultations on the following topic: Access to the Internet for persons with disabilities and specific needs • What…

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Press release: ITU experts visualize new age of immersive sound for broadcasting

Advances in audio technology to transform listening experience Geneva, 16 July 2015 – Experts at the ITU workshop on “The Future of Audio in Broadcasting” on 15 July 2015 revealed how new developments in audio delivery will affect the way programmes are…

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ITU150 in July: Accessibility and Innovation

ITU150 in July: Accessibility and Innovation

Innovating with Lobna: Why should accessible technology matter to us? It is estimated that 1 billion people live with some kind of disability around the world. ICT accessibility advocate Lobna Smida explains that though there have been transformative innovations in…

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CIS regional initiatives discussed at Regional Development Forum

CIS regional initiatives discussed at Regional Development Forum

The ITU Regional Development Forum for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was held in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, from 31 March to 1 April 2015 under the theme “Broadband for Sustainable Development.” The Forum discussed the five CIS Regional…

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