Displaying items by tag: ITU

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is set to launch new 2020 guidelines on Child Online Protection (COP), re-designed from the ground up to reflect what the ITU says are the significant shifts in the digital landscape in which children find themselves, such as the Internet of Things, connected toys, online gaming, robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Published in Security

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has joined the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in a move aimed at creating the conditions necessary to establish international standards and guidelines for the esports ecosystem.

Published in Entertainment

Prices for telecommunication services continue to decline but do not translate into rapidly increasing Internet penetration rates, suggesting that there are other barriers to Internet use, according to a new global report by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

Monday, 23 April 2018 00:43

ITU ICT day focus on girls in IT

"Expand horizons, change attitudes" is the theme for the International Telecommunication Union's International Girls in ICT Day 2018 to be observed worldwide on 26 April.  

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 11:49

Half the world will be online by end of 2016: report

About half the world will be online by the end of this year, according to a report from the UN agency, the International Telecommunications Union.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

A global investment of US$450 billion in network infrastructure will be needed to connect the next 1.5 billion unconnected people worldwide, according to a report from the ITU presented to the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development at the World Economic Forum currently being held in Davos, Switzerland.

Published in Internet of Things

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has issued a new technical guide and online tool which it says will assist national regulatory authorities to set fair and affordable tariffs for international mobile roaming voice services.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia has moved up slightly in the rankings of countries in the world according to its level of ICT development, including access, use and skills, as the number of people around the world now online climbs to over 3 billion.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Radio-frequency spectrum needed for the operation of short-range high-resolution automotive radar has been allocated in the 79 GHz frequency band, in a move designed to help improve road safety.

Published in Market
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 19:38

Radio regulations under microscope

The international regulatory framework for radio communications – the Radio Regulations - is under review at the World Radiocommunication Conference against the background of the rapid evolution of information and communication technologies (ICT).

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Now hear this: a new listening experience is the goal of new standards for advanced audio broadcasting technology newly approved by the ITU.

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 19 October 2015 13:10

Magna hires the King of RF

Microwave communications Magna Systems and Engineering has appointed Andrew King to the role of telecoms and RF specialist, responsible for the compliance, architecture and solutions design aspects of the company's proposals.

Published in People Moves

The ITU (International Telegraph Union) has announced an official roadmap for 5G mobile development and defined a new standard for its vision. Although the ITU has released few actual details, widespread reports say that 5G means up to 20Gbps speeds, a 5G Olympics, IoT advances and more.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New approaches to regulation and infrastructure funding are required to promote digital inclusion and to close the ‘digital gap’ between industrialised economies and developing economies in emerging markets.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 18 May 2015 22:01

ITU celebrates 150th anniversary

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations agency for information and communication technologies, has just marked its 150th anniversary as one of the driving forces spreading the benefits of new communications technologies around the globe.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 12:50

US Commerce Secretary pledges open Internet

The US Commerce Secretary has pledged support for a ‘free and open’ Internet.

Published in Technology Regulation
Monday, 30 June 2014 06:51

ITU to promote mobile money for the poor

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has established a focus group on digital financial services to promote financial inclusion using ICT. It says the initiative is in response to a proposal from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is a member of ITU's standardisation body.

Published in Mobility

Amid all the conspiracy theories, the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may yet lead to action on real-time monitoring standards for international flights.

Published in Data
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Friday, 18 October 2013 06:44

A common mobile phone charging standard?

There has been talk for years of standardisation of mobile phone chargers.Are we any closer?

Published in Mobility
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Thursday, 17 October 2013 06:10

An Internet community ‘call to arms’

There is continued debate over how the Internet should be governed. The Australian Internet Governance Forum has been told the situation is ‘nearing a crisis point’.

Published in Networking
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