International Telecommunications Union

Type: Organization
Name: International Telecommunications Union (ITU)
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Bangladesh’s fate on ITU leadership to be decided tomorrow

The numbers of ITU member states are 193 and all of them can vote for electing 48-member council for next four yearsBangladesh is likely to face a tough challenge in retaining its executive membership of International Telecommunications Union in the elections ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Jamaica calls for increased ITU support

The Jamaican Government is calling for increased support from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for small island developing states faced with the rapidly changing telecommunications environment and increasing vulnerability to external ... [Published RJR News Online - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 11 reports

(ITU) Busan gov't to join deeper forces with ITU

By Kang Yoon-seungBUSAN, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- The Busan Metropolitan Government said Saturday it plans to continue to provide necessary support to the United Nation's International Telecommunications Union (ITU) after its ongoing gathering closes, in an ... [Published Yonhap News Agency - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

South Korean ISP announces 10Gbps broadband Internet plan

The United States is clamoring for widespread availability of 1 gigabit Internet service options, something that is slowly rolling out but is still a long way off from being an option for most. In the meantime, Internet users in South Korea are slated ... [Published SlashGear - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Houlin Zhao elected as ITU secretary-general

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU)’s 19th Plenipotentiary Conference roundly endorsed ICT engineer Houlin Zhao of China as its next secretary-general. Zhao will take office on 1 January 2015 for a term of four years, with the possibility ... [Published EE Publishers - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

'ICTs Instrumental to Containing Ebola in Nigeria'

By Adeyemi AdepetunTHE Minister of Communication Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson has disclosed that a combination of the use of an Android app, Facebook and twitter were instrumental in Nigeria's fight to contain the Ebola virus.Johnson disclosed this ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

RUSSIA SEEKS STATE CONTROL OF INTERNET ROOT INFRASTRUCTURE

By The St. Petersburg TimesPublished: October 24, 2014 (Issue # 1834)The state now has the power to blacklist websites without court order for a variety of reasons, including political ones.Photo: A. Astakhova / VedomostiRussia has mounted an effort ... [Published St. Petersburg Times Russia - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

(ITU) Two Guinean ITU delegates turned back upon arrival at Incheon

Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads.By Kang Yoon-seungBUSAN, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's health ministry said Friday it requested two Guinean delegates for the meeting of the International Telecommunications Union in Busan ... [Published GlobalPost - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 9 reports

U.S. Must Block Renewed Efforts to Assert U.N. Authority Over the Internet at the International Telecommunications Union Conference

Two years ago, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) convened the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to review the International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs) that “serve as the ... [Published Heritage Foundation - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Angola At Plenipotentiary Conference of International Telecommunications Union

[ANGOP]Seoul -Angola is attending the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), which started on 20 October in Busan, the largest port city of South Korea.Source:http://allafrica.com/stories/20141021139 ... [Published AA Angola - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 3 reports

?Broad-base Internet  governance?

New Delhi, 21 October: India today emphasised on the need to democratise and broad-base the global affairs of telecommunications and Internet governance.This was conveyed by the minister for communications and information technology, Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad, who ... [Published The Statesman - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 5 reports

ITU Kicks Off 3-Week Conference in Busan

Anchor: The International Telecommunications Union kicked off its 19th Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan Monday. It is the first time for South Korea to host the quadrennial conference, which is known as the Olympics of information communication technology. ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Oct 20 2014]

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"What happened to MH 370 had already strengthened our resolve to stand with the ITU, to make sure, that we extract the most benefit from ICT towards saving lives" the Malaysian delegation earlier said this week
...of the ICT industry, including the next-generation communications and Internet policies," the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said. "The position can contribute to South Korean technologies and industries to lead the world."
...to all of you and governments you represent, in particular to the government of France, which proposed and supported my candidacy," Rancy said. "You can be assured that I will devote all my strength and efforts to this mesmerizing task."
"His commitment to accessibility and overcoming the global technology divide has served the membership well, and will continue to serve us all well as we go forward" she added

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Bangladesh’s fate on ITU leadership to be decid... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 4 hours ago]
Jamaica calls for increased ITU support [Published RJR News Online - 12 hours ago]
(ITU) Busan gov't to join deeper forces with ITU [Published Yonhap News Agency - 18 hours ago]
(ITU) ITU members to discuss utilizing ICT for ... [Published Yonhap News Agency - 18 hours ago]
(ITU) Busan to showcase health care tech to ITU... [Published Yonhap News Agency - 18 hours ago]
Wanna see how Russia et al hope to shape the in... [Published The Register - Networks - 22 hours ago]
KAIST Professor Lee Chae-sub Elected to Head IT... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 22 hours ago]
In Search Of A Good Governance. Who Will Win Th... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 24 2014]
(ITU) ITU Standardization Bureau to lower barri... [Published GlobalPost - Oct 24 2014]
(ITU) S. Korean elected as head of ITU Standard... [Published GlobalPost - Oct 24 2014]
(ITU) Britain's Johnson named new deputy secret... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Oct 24 2014]
(ITU) ITU Standardization Bureau to lower barri... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Oct 24 2014]
(2nd LD) (ITU) S. Korean elected as head of ITU... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Oct 24 2014]
South Korean ISP announces 10Gbps broadband Int... [Published SlashGear - Oct 24 2014]
Britain's Johnson named new deputy secretary of... [Published Korea Herald - Oct 24 2014]
'ICTs Instrumental to Containing Ebola in Nigeria' [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 24 2014]
Houlin Zhao elected as ITU secretary-general [Published EE Publishers - Oct 24 2014]
Burundi: In Burundi, ten thousand voices and co... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 24 2014]
RUSSIA SEEKS STATE CONTROL OF INTERNET ROOT INF... [Published St. Petersburg Times Russia - Oct 24 2014]
(ITU) Two Guinean ITU delegates turned back upo... [Published GlobalPost - Oct 24 2014]
Two Guinean ITU delegates turned back upon arri... [Published Korea Times - Oct 24 2014]
ITU Names New Secretary-General [Published Multichannel Online - Oct 23 2014]
Two UAE delegates elected to hold ITU posts in ... [Published Gulf News - Oct 23 2014]
(ITU) Zhao to continue ITU's efforts to narrow ... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Oct 23 2014]
(3rd LD) (ITU) China's Zhao named new head of ITU [Published Yonhap News Agency - Oct 23 2014]
Vietnam attends ITU plenipotentiary conference [Published VietnamPlus - Oct 23 2014]
Members of the UAE Official Delegation occupy s... [Published Zawya.com - Oct 23 2014]
Bhutan to bridge digital divide by 2020 [Published Kuensel Online - Oct 23 2014]
China's Zhao Houlin Elected As Next Head of ITU [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Oct 23 2014]
ITU names new secretary-general [Published Arirang - Oct 23 2014]
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Burundi: In Burundi, ten thousand voices and co... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 24 2014]
Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Burundi In Burundi, where infrastructure challenges abound, making sure children and young people can speak up about the issues they face can be an enormous challenge. And in Burundi, making sure children can speak ...
Fighting to Keep the Internet Open and Free [Published NDN blogs - Oct 22 2014]
This piece, co-written with Mobile Future's Jonathan Spalter, originally appeared in the Hill on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014.  --- This week, as the world’s Internet diplomats descend on Busan, South Korea for the important global gathering of ...
The world’s digital future [Published European Union Institute for Security Studies - Oct 21 2014]
When the members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) gathered in Seattle in 1999 to launch the new round of global trade negotiations, over 40,000 people representing civil society, trade unions and environmental interests took to the streets to voice ...
Why U.S. Sanctions Mean Some Countries Don’t Ge... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Oct 16 2014]
Some 36 additional countries will receive shipments of Apple’s iPhone 6 this month, with over 115 countries on track to get the big-screen smartphones by the end of the year. But a handful of countries won’t be receiving any Apple products at all. ...
Why U.S. Sanctions Mean Some Counties Don’t Get... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Oct 16 2014]
Some 36 additional countries will receive shipments of Apple’s iPhone 6 this month, with over 115 countries on track to get the big-screen smartphones by the end of the year. But a handful of countries won’t be receiving any Apple products at all. ...
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