Committed to connecting the world


"In the 21st century, affordable, ubiquitous broadband networks will be as critical to social and economic prosperity as networks like transport, water and power. Not only does broadband deliver benefits across every sector of society, but it also helps promote social and economic development, and will be key in helping us get the Millennium Development Goals back on track.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​"

Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, ITU Secretary-General​

The UN Broadband Commission

8th Meeting9th Meeting of the Broadband Commission in Dublin



cisco report

New ITU, Cisco and Broadband Commission Report: Planning for Progress: Why National Broadband Plans Matter finds that there has been strong recent growth in plans, with some 134 plans in force by mid-2013.


State of Broadband

The only global snapshot of the state of broadband access and affordability in countries worldwide. Includes the latest ITU data and analysis on key drivers of broadband deployment and uptake.


Trends in Telecommunication Reform

MIS 2013 The annual Trends in Telecommunication Reform publications are a key part of the dialogue with the world's information and communications technology (ICT) policy-makers and regulators fostering economic and market growth while ensuring that all citizens safely benefit from the digital opportunities brought by the digital economy. This new edition is exceptionally free of charge..