ITU Blog: Why AirPods may be pivotal to Apple’s AI push

The iPhone 7’s AirPods wireless headphones have divided analyst opinion: Is the W1 chipset – Apple’s first-ever wireless chip – a game changer or does it lack originality? “The new AirPods are a wholly new product,” says Paul Erickson, IHS Markit…

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ITU Blog: Microsoft’s LinkedIn deal highlights key ICT trends

Microsoft’s deal to purchase LinkedIn at a 50% premium to its share price is one of the largest tech acquisitions in decades. It will be important to watch how the USD26.2 billion deal is implemented, because the move spotlights two trends with…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Harnessing ICTs to save lives: emergency telecommunications in disaster management

ITU’s 2nd Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications to convene from 26-28 January in Kuwait City REGISTER NOW Geneva, 19 January 2016 – Media registration is open to all journalists who wish to cover ITU’s Second Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-2016). Organized…

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The role of ICTs in sustainable financial development

The role of ICTs in sustainable financial development

Gary Fowlie speaking at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Thank you Mr. President – Excellences.  On behalf of the International Telecommunication Union I would like to thank all of the Member States, Civil…

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Interview with Roxanne McElvane, Chair of ITU-D Study Group 1

In this interview, Ms Roxanne McElvane, Chair of ITU-D Study Group 1,  says that, in the current study cycle (2014-2017), ITU-D Study Group 1 will build on the results achieved during the previous cycle and harmoniously work towards a rich and…

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Paving the way to a competitive telecommunication sector in Paraguay: new agreement signed

Paving the way to a competitive telecommunication sector in Paraguay: new agreement signed

The International Telecommunication Union and the National Telecommunications Commission of Paraguay (CONATEL) signed on 28 October 2014 a Framework Cooperation Agreement to implement projects aimed at strengthening key priority areas. Areas covered by the agreement, which was signed in Busan,…

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