International Telecommunication Union

Type: Organization
Name: International Telecommunication Union
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

VIVA banks on data to bolster its revenues

MANAMA: VIVA Bahrain expects data to account for at least half of revenue within two years '“ from a quarter now '“ as it seeks to counter a decline in conventional calls and texts, its chief executive said.VIVA '“ owned by Saudi Telecom Company (STC), ... [Published Gulf Daily News - 15 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION: ITU to build united front against technology fakers; High-level talks to address counterfeit and substandard ICT devices

Geneva - ITU will host high-level talks in a bid to improve global coordination in the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) as part of strategies to combat counterfeit and substandard ICT devices.Discussions on 'Combating counterfeit ... [Published BusinessWeek - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mauritania eyes top position in International Telecommunication Union; presents Fatimetou Mohamed-Saleck as candidate

Home News Article SSep 29 2014 Dr. Fatimetou Mohamed-Saleck Nouakchott - Dr. Fatimetou Mohamed-Saleck, a key contributor to ICT (Information Communication Technologies) development in developing countries and Mauritania, with her prior experience with ... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. to fight new effort for UN control of Internet at ITU conference in Busan

The United States has pledged to make another fresh effort to give a UN agency the right to regulate the Internet at next month's gathering in Korea of the International Telecommunications Union.Three U.S. State Department officials spearheading Washington's ... [Published Arirang - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

ITU Telecom Young Innovators Competition: New Challenge on Internet of Things for Social Good

GENEVA, Sept. 25 -- International Telecommunication Union issued the following news release: ITU Telecom Young Innovators Competition has launched its fourth challenge in the 2014 edition. It calls for young people aged between ... ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION: Smart Sustainable Cities: a global development priority; Standards key to achieving and quantifying efficiency gains

Geneva -- Strategies for the sustainable development of cities in Asia and the Pacific will be driven to a large extent by information and communication technologies (ICT), agreed participants at the fourth ITU Green Standards Week held in Beijing, 22-26 ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION: ITU Telecom Young Innovators Competition: New challenge on Internet of Things for social good

Geneva - ITU Telecom Young Innovators Competition has launched its fourth challenge in the 2014 edition. It calls for young people aged between 18 and 30 from around the world to submit ideas for concepts of start-ups aimed at using the Internet of Things ... [Published Street Sweeper - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

UN chief lauded for role in world climate efforts

United Nations, Sep 25UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was recognized in New York by the South-South Awards for his role in leading the world's efforts to combat climate change.Susana Malcorra, the UN chef de cabinet to the executive office, accepted ... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tajikistan recognized for continuous efforts in promoting international cooperation in water related

25/09/2014 11:38Asia-PlusViews: 70DUSHANBE, September 25, 2014, Asia-Plus -- Tajik President Emomali Rahmon was recognized yesterday in New York by the South-South Awards for his initiatives and valuable proposals on expansion of water cooperation, Subhiddin ... [Published Asia Plus - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Access To Information Act Amendments To Be Tabled Soon

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Bill, to amend the Access to Information Act, is expected to be tabled in Parliament before the end of the 2014/15 legislative year.This was disclosed by Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Hon. Phillip Paulwell, ... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Eighth edition of ICT4All opens in Hammamet

:04 Hits: 43HAMMAMET, (TAP) - Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa stressed in a video address at the opening, Wednesday in Hammamet, of the 8 th edition of the ICT4All Forum that the digital revolution brings hope for Tunisia and youth.He emphasised the ... [Published Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION: ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, Busan, Korea: 20 October - 7 November: media accreditation closes soon

Geneva - Journalists have just three more weeks to submit their online application for media accreditation for the 19th ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, which will take place in Busan, Republic of Korea, from 20 October - 7 November 2014. Formal accreditation ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 24 2014]

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In 2012, the International Telecommunication Union World Radiocommunications Conference allocated the valuable spectrum resource of 694-790 MHz (the " 700 MHz band ") to mobile services alongside the previous exclusive allocation to the terrestrial broadcasting service in Europe with effect in 2015. In all other world regions the 700 MHz band is already allocated on a co-primary basis to, and increasingly used for, mobile services."
- Joo Batista de Rezende, president of Anatel, Brazil: "In the latest years there was a growing importance of ICT Equipment in people's daily lives, such as smartphones and other mobile devices, and as a side effect, the increase of problems related to the sale, circulation and use of counterfeit and substandard ICT Equipment in the marketplace. In this sense, Brazil believes that ITU and other relevant stakeholders have a key role to play in fostering collaboration between the parties, through international dialogue, concerned to find alternative solutions that help consumer awareness regarding products that are harmful to the health of all."
"I am deeply honored by South-South's decision to confer an award to me," said Ban Ki moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations. "South-South and Triangular Cooperation play a crucial role in advancing the global development agenda."
...The company is in the process of upgrading its network to offer customers peak speeds of over 200Mbps, it says. "[This,] with a view to developing the network to ultimately deliver LTE-A peak speeds of 3Gbps."

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Mauritania eyes top position in International T... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 29 2014]
U.S. to fight new effort for UN control of Inte... [Published Arirang - Sep 27 2014]
Taiwan to begin second-stage auction for 4G in ... [Published Want China Times - Sep 27 2014]
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ITU Telecom Young Innovators Competition: New C... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 26 2014]
Spectrum Muddle at the 5G Huddle [Published Light Reading - Sep 25 2014]
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UN chief lauded for role in world climate efforts [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 25 2014]
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Why Mobile Voice Quality Still Stinks—and How t... [Published IEEE Spectrum - 3 hours ago]
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India, the U.S. and Internet Governance [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 23 2014]
In this India-U.S. Policy Memo , Ian Wallace explains the different approaches that India and the U.S. take on internet governance, what’s at stake in this debate, the choices that face the Modi government, and the internet governance-related meetings ...
The Explosive Growth of the Mobile Economy will... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 15 2014]
The mobile economy has exceeded expectations with its rapid pace of growth over the past decade. The global mobile economy is currently $1.6 trillion and will reach $2 trillion by 2017. The success of the mobile economy rests on the creation of a platform ...
World: Reaffirming commitment to small island d... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 05 2014]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: World DEV/3112 Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States 7th & 8th Plenary Meetings (AM & PM) ‘ Samoa Pathway’ Document Calls for Building Resilience, Increased Partnerships Renewing commitment ...
World: Successful Partnerships Vital to Address... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: World DEV/3110 Forum Must Spur Global Action to Generate Financing, Technology To Overcome Obstacles, United Nations Development Programme Administrator Says (Received from a UN Information Officer.) APIA, 2 September ...
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