Job vacancy: Senior Communications Officer

ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technology (ICT), is inviting applications for the post of Senior Communications Officer in the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau at ITU Headquarters in Geneva. The ICT sector is arguably the most dynamic…

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ITU Blog: Networks for 5G and IoT

Towards fixed-mobile hybrid, smart ubiquitous networks  Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) in China, Japan and Korea see two fields of study as crucial to telecom and ICT standardization as we approach year 2020. The first is to support 5G mobile-wireless systems…

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Combating counterfeit ICT devices: a demo using Digital Object Architecture

As part of the advancement in ITU discussions to address the growing problem of counterfeit ICT devices, a demo on Digital Object Architecture (DOA) addressing this issue will take place during the next Protocols and test specifications Study Group 11…

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ITU Blog: Mobile money and the need for coordinated convergence

Towards a robust, innovative and secure DFS ecosystem for the poor Mobile money in Kenya has brought some 70 per cent of the country’s population within reach of financial services, up from just 15 per cent in 2007. But with…

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Mobile money and Universal Service find a home in the ITU-T group for economic and policy issues

ITU-T Study Group 3 (economic and policy issues) has created a new working group on ‘economic and competitiveness aspects of mobile money services’. The group aims to harmonize approaches to the regulation and costing of mobile money services. It will…

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ITU Kaleidoscope 2015 theme announced: Trust in the Information Society

ITU Kaleidoscope 2015 theme announced: Trust in the Information Society

‘Trust in the Information Society’ is the theme of the seventh ITU Kaleidoscope academic conference to be hosted by the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Spain, 9-11 December 2015. The focus of the conference will be the identification of standardization…

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