Save the date: World Smart City Forum 2017, Barcelona, Spain, 15 November

Save the date: World Smart City Forum 2017, Barcelona, Spain, 15 November

The World Smart City Forum 2017 will share insight into city leaders’ ambitions in sustainable urban development and the value of international standards in supporting smart city innovation. The forum will be held on 15 November 2017 in Barcelona, Spain,…

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Press Release: Equals in Tech Awards: One month left to submit entries

International awards promote gender equality in the ICT field 15 August 2017, Geneva – Only one month remains to nominate outstanding initiatives that use the power of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to empower women and girls, for the prestigious…

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Press Release: ITU releases 2017 global information and communication technology facts and figures

​​​​New data released by ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), show that 830 million young people are online, representing 80 per cent of the youth population in 104 countries. ITU’s ICT Facts and Figures 2017​ also…

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Forecast how AI will change networking: New ITU Journal accepting papers until 28 August

The first special issue of the new ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries will forecast how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will improve user experience by enhancing the performance and efficiency of communications networks. A Call for Papers invites submissions until 28 August 2017. Researchers are…

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Press Release: World Bank Group, ITU and CPMI launch ‘Financial Inclusion Global Initiative’

Connection of millions of unbanked people to formal financial systems accelerated Geneva, 27 July 2017 – A new global programme to advance research in digital finance and accelerate digital financial inclusion in developing countries, the Financial Inclusion Global Initiative, has been launched…

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Why cities need guidelines to monetize IoT data

By Omar Elloumi, IoT evangelist and thought leader at oneM2M and Nokia Bell Labs and CTO group The first meeting of the new ITU-T Focus Group on Data Processing and Management (DPM) confirmed that “data is the new oil”, fast becoming powerful fuel…

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