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ICTs play key role in Rio Olympics

​Billions of people around the world experienced the Olympic Games like never before, thanks in part to information and communications technologies (ICTs). Rio 2016 brought innovation and technological advancements with ICTs, which truly enhanced for everyone the overall experience of the Games...

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CBS 2016

​The ITU Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium (CBS) takes place in Nairobi, Kenya from 6 - 8 September 2016 under the theme "Embracing Capacity Building Opportunities in the Digital Era". Pre-events on 5th September.
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​Collaborative regulation to boost ICT growth

The latest edition of ITU’s digital magazine looks at collaborative regulation to remove barriers that hinder ICT growth; how ICTs can improve the lives of the world’s 2 billion unbanked and; what ICT leaders debated at the recent annual Global Symposium for Regulators...

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ICT Facts and Figures 2016

​The ICT Facts and Figures 2016 features the latest estimates for ITU's key telecommunication/ICT indicators.

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ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao condemns the terrorist attacks in Paris and expresses his sincere condolences to the victims, their families and to the Government of France.

He assures WRC-15 delegates that ITU is working closely with Geneva authorities and the UN security team to ensure the safety and security of delegates and staff.



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Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium
Embracing Capacity Building Opportunities in the Digital Era
6-8 September 2016, Nairobi, Kenya

World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16)
25 October to 3 November, Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia

ITU Telecom World 2016

​14-17 November 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

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ITU150 e-book: Read online or download
The interactive book features highlights from ITU's year-long 150th anniversary celebrations

ITU News Magazine

​Collaborative Regulation


Broadband CommissionBroadband Commission

​​Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development



Measuring the Information Society ReportICT Development Index (IDI)

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