Connecting rural citizens to broadband Internet services remains a challenge worldwide. In the United States, for instance, the prospect of a new USD 1 trillion infrastructure programme has sparked renewed interest in how best to bring rural connectivity up to…

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The deadline to submit a paper to Kaleidoscope 2017: Challenges for a data-driven society has been extended to 10 July 2017. Kaleidoscope 2017 will explore innovative approaches to data management and analysis, encouraging the development of data-driven applications and services of…

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ITU has created a new Focus Group to analyze the standardization demands of applications and services built on distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain. The group is titled the ‘ITU-T Focus Group on Application of Distributed Ledger Technology’ and is…

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ITU-T Study Group 5 invites contributions to emerging study of 5G environmental requirements Geneva, 15 June 2017 – ITU’s standardization expert group for ‘environment and circular economy’, ITU-T Study Group 5, is inviting contributions to its emerging study of the environmental…

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An upcoming workshop in Singapore, 6 July, will bring together key players in vehicle connectivity and automated driving to share insight into the innovation paving the way to future transport systems able to improve road safety, reduce congestion and emissions,…

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Leading minds in AI and humanitarian action convened with industry leaders and academia at the AI for Good Global Summit, 7-9 June 2017, to discuss how AI will assist global efforts to address poverty, hunger, education, healthcare and the protection…

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