Successful conclusion of the ITU/PITA Regional Radiocommunication Seminar and Forum for Asia-Pacific

Apia Forum examined bridging the digital divide through the use of radiocommunication technologies The Regional Radiocommunication Seminar and Forum 2016 for the Asia and Pacific Region (RRS-16 Asia Pacific), held 19-22 September in Apia, Samoa, successfully generated a renewed commitment…

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Press Release: ITU and UN Women announce ‘EQUALS’: The Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age

Partnership aims to create an unstoppable global movement where women and girls are equal participants in the technology revolution Geneva, 20 September 2016 : ITU and UN Women joined together today to launch EQUALS: The Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the…

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Press Release: Urgent Need to Address the Digital Divide if we are to achieve the Global Development Agenda by 2030

Investment Solutions needed to build the Infrastructure needed for the Global roll-out of Broadband. New York, 19 September 2016 : The Sustainable Development Goals cannot be achieved without affordable and universal access to ICTs and broadband connectivity, according to members of…

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Press Release: Delivering best practices and more collaboration will drive interoperability of digital financial services

Access to payments infrastructures and National Payments Systems latest reports from ITU Focus Group on Digital Financial Services Geneva, 16 September 2016: Interoperability enables users worldwide to make electronic payment transactions with any other user – regardless of their service…

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Press Release: China, India now world’s largest Internet markets

China, India now world’s largest Internet markets UN Broadband Commission releases new country-by-country data on state of broadband access worldwide Geneva, 15 September, 2016 – India has overtaken the United States to become the world’s second largest Internet market, with 333…

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ITU Blog: Could technical standards for Artificial Intelligence help us achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?

The World Economic Forum has identified Artificial Intelligence (AI) as one of the top 6 trends shaping our society. Gartner’s 2016 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies has the perceptual smart machine age as a top 3 trend. And Tesla and SpaceX founder…

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