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Digital Divide: 15 Year Progress

The ICT industry has experienced incredible growth over the past 15 years, driving global economic growth and development. New figures not only show the level of technological progress, but also help us identify those being left behind in the rapidly evolving digital economy, while indicating where ICT investment is most needed.

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Digital Divide: 15 Year Progress

Innovation to bridge the digital divide

ITU150 in August: Innovating with Mirian - How do we close the digital divide?
At least 4.3 billion people are still not online, 90 per cent of whom live in the developing world. Mirian Teresita Palacios Ferreira, Chairperson of CONATEL, explains how she is working to address this digital divide in Paraguay...

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Innovation to bridge the digital divide

National ICT Accessibility Frameworks

​Very few nations today have policies or frameworks in place to ensure that persons with disabilities are able to easily access and use technology. Establishing an enabling environment is one of the key steps to make ICT accessibility a reality...

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ITU Telecom World 2015

​Taking place from 12-15 October in Budapest, Hungary, ITU Telecom World is the global innovation event for SMEs, corporates and governments. It aims to help ideas go further, faster to make the world better sooner. 

It's open to innovation and is now open for registration.  

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ITU Telecom World 2015
  • Digital Divide: 15 Year Progress
  • Innovation to bridge the digital divide
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ITU Telecom World 2015

​12-15 October 2015, Budapest, Hungary

Forum on Internet of Things: Empowering the New Urban Agenda

​19 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Radiocommunication Assembly 2015 (RA-15)

​26-30 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

World Radiocommunication Conference 2015

​2-27 November 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS)

30 November - 2 December 2015, Hiroshima, Japan

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