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Girls in Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, will come together for the immersive experience in technology in celebration of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Girls in ICT Day, on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Woman-led SheLeadsIT ...
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) CEO Umar Garba Danbatta has formally presented Nigeria's candidature for re-election into the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) Administrative Council and William Ijeh's bid for the position of Director of the ITU's ...

Over 800 girls across five Caribbean countries: Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and St Vincent and the Grenadines, will come together for an immersive experience in technology in celebration of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Girls in ICT Day, on Thursday.
Cuba is participating in the annual session of the Council of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva. This session of the Council of the ITU has as its most important priority the preparations for the celebration of the Union Plenipotentiary Conference, which will be held from October 29 ...
On 23 April, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced the launch of a new digital platform ITU iLibrary. This ITU-OECD knowledge partnership and the launch of ITU iLibrary digital platform seek to expand ...
The International Telecommunication Union launched with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, a new digital platform to expand global access to key ICT data and reporting. Release. > Around 48% of U.S. broadband households intend to purchase at least one smart ...

"Girls Can Do ICT!" is the theme of International Girls in Information and Telecommunication Technologies (ICT) Day on April 26. An initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), International Girls in ICT Day aims to "create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls ...
With Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg under pressure by the US Congress and greater regulation on data privacy looking ever more likely, swirling revelations about the way in which social media have been used have put the spotlight on the wide implications of the fast-emerging, data-driven digital economy.
... studios more frequently announce HDR versions of their films than then discuss 4K. There are currently multiple HDR formats in the market, and to sidestep a potential format war, standardization efforts are underway. In fact representatives of the International Telecommunication Union's effort will meet in ...
Strayer, speaking Tuesday at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's “TECGlobal” conference in Washington, DC, said the U.S. “wants to keep the [International Telecommunication Union] focused on issues like ensuring smooth internet connections, and preventing the ITU from getting into cybersecurity.
Microsemi announced that its portfolio of cesium clocks are compliant with the G.811.1 recommendation—known as enhanced Primary Reference Clocks (ePRC) — from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for timing characteristics of enhanced primary reference clocks. This standard impacts ...
“After the 3GPP group passed its standards, the standards move to a group within the United Nations called the International Telecommunication Union, [which will] finally pass a standard for the whole world,” Lampland said. The ITU has said it hopes to publish its standards by 2020. And while the 3GPP ...
The number of internet users in Africa has risen from 15 million in 2005 to 213 million in 2017, according to the United Nation's International Telecommunication Union. But affordability is still catching up. Mobile ownership – encompassing both the cost of the phone and of data, voice and messaging ...
As time goes on, the number of hours we consume online shows no signs of slowing down. According to the International Telecommunication Union, the number of internet users increased from 738 million in 2000 to 3.2 billion in 2015. The growth has been so explosive that in 2015 the American Registry ...
SpaceX's network (known as "Starlink") will need separate approval from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The FCC said its approval is conditioned on "SpaceX receiving a favorable or 'qualified favorable' rating of its EPFD [equivalent power flux-density limits] demonstration by the ITU ...
Meeting under the theme 'Leveraging ICTs to Build Information and Knowledge Societies to Advance the SDGs,' the event was co-organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the UN Conference on Trade and ...
The Sectary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Houlin Zhao has said that though half of the population of the world are yet to enjoy the benefits of telecommunications and information technology, Nigeria has made much progress in the sector. Zhao made the disclosure during a ...

International harmonization occurs at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) at its World Radiocommunication Conferences (WRCs), which are held every three to four years. Through the ITU WRC process, spectrum allocations are made and regulations are coordinated on using that spectrum on ...
The Sectary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Houlin Zhao has said that half of the population of the world are yet to enjoy the benefits of telecommunications and information technology as they are not connected online yet. Zhao made the disclosure at an expanded meeting ...
The Federal Government has urged other African member states of the International Telecommunication Union [ITU] to support Nigeria's candidacy as well as a Nigerian vying for the post of Director of Telecommunications Bureau of ITU, Mr William Ijeh. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu ...
All but three African members of the International Telecommunication Union that attended an important 2012 conference endorsed changes to a telecom treaty known as the International Telecommunications Regulations. China also endorsed these changes, while the United States did not. Although ...
Photo taken on Feb. 28, 2018 shows a remote controlled robot based on 5G technologies jointly released by China's telecom giant Huawei, China Mobile and ABB Group during the 2018 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the ...
ElKady also met with Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Houlin Zhao, CEO of Qualcomm in MENA Jay Sirag and CEO of Huawei in North Africa Liu Wenjun. The ITU's 2017 ICT Development Index, which compares 175 countries, placed Egypt in the 103rd spot globally ...
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Geneva-based affiliate of the United Nations that governs issues concerning information and communication technologies, has set 2020 as the target year for completing the international standardization of 5G technologies so as to pave the way for its ...
The National Spectrum Agency of Colombia is involved in Switzerland with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), where they are discussing how to implement 5G technology in the future. Juan explains that in Latin America they are the leader in those discussions, as well as in other topics ...
... stage to international arena, where we will display our services and also look for business with different players in the ICT sector,” Uwituze said in the interview. The WSIS Prizes 2018 winners will be announced at WSIS Forum 2018 organised by the International Telecommunication Union and scheduled ...
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a UN body which helps develop technical standards, has agreed on an ambitious set of requirements for the technology. It should offer download speeds of at least 20 gigabits per second, response times or “latency” of less than 1 millisecond and the ability ...
The report comes from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), an agency of the United Nations. It notes that hundreds of millions of people in the world's poorest countries are now using the internet and mobile technology. The ITU said that all 47 of the world's least developed countries are ...
(ITU) General Director, Zhao Houlin , Chairman of Kuwait's Communications and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) Salem Al-Uthaina and Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghnaim. GENEVA, April 20 (KUNA) -- The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) General Director, Zhao Houlin, ...
His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Dear Mr President,. I am very pleased with your marvelous re-election by an absolute majority. This success remarkably demonstrates the great appreciation of the people of the Republic of Azerbaijan for your leadership over the ...
Nairobi — Global entertainment group Naspers is trying to persuade telecoms operators in Africa to offer customers unlimited data to help boost the growth of internet television on the continent. The high cost of data in Africa has hampered the take-up of internet TV, even though the number of internet users ...
Zanzibar — Stakeholders of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) from different countries in the world are meeting in in the 8th ITU Green Standard Week conference. The conference aims at deliberating on how to effectively use information and communication technologies (ICT) to adopt ...
HIGAF 2.0 takes key elements of the COBIT 5 framework and combines them with digital health resources, including the WHO and International Telecommunication Union National (ITU) eHealth Strategy Toolkit and the Broadband Commission report Digital Health: A Call for Government Leadership and ...
ITU Telecom World 2018 will take place in Durban, South Africa, from 10 to 13 September, at the Durban International Convention Center (ICC). Organized by ITU Telecom (part of the International Telecommunication Union, the United Nations specialized agency for ICTs), this event provides an ...
... Nimma Bakshi, Managing Director of PwC; and Doreen Bogdan, Chief of Strategic Planning at International Telecommunication Union. The second day of 4YFN will also host a round table discussion on Tech Transfer with the title “Can it save us from the end of the startup era?” and the two semi-finals of ...
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a division of the UN dedicated to the oversight of global telecommunications tech (radio, television, satellite, telephone and the Internet), established the IMT-2020 program (International Mobile Telecommunication for 2020 and beyond) in early 2012 to ...
In terms of actual affordability and speed of the current broadband network, the UAE ranks only 55th worldwide for affordability according to the International Telecommunication Union, and 53rd in the world for broadband speed, with countries such as Romania, Lithuania, and China all significantly faster ...
... on the principles of the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU's) network function virtualisation (NFV) standards: the base station becomes a minimally-featured radio unit, with baseband, management, and subscriber functions on shared, virtualised, general-purpose computers in the carrier core.
ITU Telecom World 2018 will take place in Durban, South Africa, from 10 to 13 September, at the Durban International Convention Center (ICC). Organized by ITU Telecom (part of the International Telecommunication Union, the United Nations specialized agency for ICTs), this event provides an ...
HIGAF 2.0 takes key elements of the COBIT 5 framework and combines them with digital health resources, including the WHO and International Telecommunication Union National (ITU) eHealth Strategy Toolkit and the Broadband Commission report Digital Health: A Call for Government Leadership and ...
Later in 2016, and again in 2017, he worked with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to develop capacity building in Digital Financial Services for key Caribbean stakeholders including financial and telecommunications regulators, senior Government policy makers and entrepreneurs. In 2017 ...
Back in 1979, Honig served as a U.S. Delegate to the World Administrative Radio Conference in Geneva, where he helped write the International Telecommunication Union's rules governing AM radio. In the years since then, he has chaired working groups on radio and satellite broadcasting, served on ...
Manama, Feb. 14 (BNA): Bahrain's pioneering democratic, civilisational and development achievements brought about under the reform process of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa were lauded by .Information Minister and Board of Trustees Chairman of Bahrain Institute for Political Development ...
In Africa, government's budgets are often stretched, with funding being directed towards more pressing needs such as healthcare, agriculture and education," she added. According to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), only 22 percent of Africa's population used the Internet in 2016, ...
An analysis of data collected from 134 countries by the International Telecommunication Union revealed that some of the world's biggest oil producers, including Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Iran, and the UAE, are lacking in the cybersecurity department. According to The Fuse, ''Countries that rank low in ...
In welcoming the efforts of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN-Women), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and other relevant organisations that support and promote the access ...
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a UN body which helps develop technical standards, has agreed on an ambitious set of requirements for the technology. It should offer download speeds of at least 20 gigabits per second, response times or “latency” of less than 1 millisecond and the ability ...
The report comes from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), an agency of the United Nations. It notes that hundreds of millions of people in the world's poorest countries are now using the internet and mobile technology. The ITU said that all 47 of the world's least developed countries are ...
Ramamurthi told Express that first round 5G standardisation will be completed by this year end and go for evaluation before International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in which India is also participating. The ITU is likely to approve the 5G technology in 2020 and India should also be ready to adopt the ...
Executive Director Hamadoun Toure recalled his last visit to Azerbaijan to attend the Bakutel International Telecommunications and Information Technologies Exhibition in 2014, as a Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union, Azertag reported. Hamadoun Toure highlighted the ...


 

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