Press release: Italy Switches Off Harmful Frequency Transmissions

Television broadcasting transmissions on 61 frequencies which had been causing harmful interference into television broadcasting services of neighbouring countries, are closed   Geneva, 30 November 2016 – ITU has been informed by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development of the…

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Press Release: Hyundai becomes an ITU member to influence international standards for connected cars

Major Korean carmaker joins ITU work to improve road safety and automotive data security Hyundai Motor Company has just become a member of ITU’s standardization arm (ITU-T), underscoring the importance of increased collaboration between the automotive and information and communication…

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Press Release: ITU statistics symposium debates access to ICTs for Sustainable Development

Global statistics experts focus on leaving no one behind in the digital revolution More than 400 participants from 59 countries, including government ministers, vice-ministers, Directors-General and leaders from business, academia and United Nations agencies met in Gaborone, Botswana, from 21…

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Press Release: ITU-T Focus Group on Digital Financial Services publishes new position papers ahead of final meetings, 6-8 December

ITU’s dedicated Focus Group for Digital Financial Services (DFS) published today eight new reports that reveal key findings on how mobile banking services can help alleviate poverty for millions ahead of final meetings in December. “Mobile banking services bring direct…

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Press Release: ITU experts review radio frequency aspects related to Internet of Things

Collaborative discussions on spectrum management issues related to the Internet of Things Deployment (IoT) Key industry players, regulators, operators, manufacturers and research institutions gathered yesterday to exchange best practices in Geneva at an ITU Workshop on Spectrum Management for Internet…

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Press Release: ITU releases annual global ICT data and ICT Development Index country rankings

Korea tops global ICT Development Index (IDI) for second straight year ITU’s flagship annual Measuring the Information Society Report, released today, reports that the world is getting more and more connected and reveals that there are still huge investment opportunities…

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