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Space Network Systems (SNS)
Free of charge to TIES Users as from 1st May 2000. In addition to a brief overview of the Radio Regulations referring to space services and general information containing statistics, a database diagram, tables and the AP4 notice forms, the Space Network Systems Online Service allows the user to navigate freely through the database, making predefined special queries to retrieve data based on specified input parameters and to access reference tables and descriptions of the data used in the system, which is updated bi-weekly. This service is an essential reference tool for government agencies, public and private telecommunication operating agencies, manufacturers, scientific/industrial entities, international organizations, consultants, technical colleges, universities, etc. Access to database: http://www.itu.int/sns

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Edition of 2014  

Free of charge to TIES Users as from 1st May 2000. In addition to a brief overview of the Radio Regulations referring to space services and general information containing statistics, a database diagram, tables and the AP4 notice forms, the Space Network Systems Online Service allows the user to navigate freely through the database, making predefined special queries to retrieve data based on specified input parameters and to access reference tables and descriptions of the data used in the system, which is updated bi-weekly. This service is an essential reference tool for government agencies, public and private telecommunication operating agencies, manufacturers, scientific/industrial entities, international organizations, consultants, technical colleges, universities, etc. Access to database: http://www.itu.int/sns
Available inelectronic file
Other editions:   Edition of 2013  
 
The Little Data Book on Information and Communication Technology
no image available2014  New!  

The Little Data Book on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) presents tables for over 214 economies around the world. It provides comparable 2005 and 2012 data on key ICT indicators, including economic and social context, the structure of the ICT sector, and sector performance related to access, quality, affordability, efficiency, sustainability, and applications. The glossary contains definitions of the terms used in the tables.
Available inpaper  
 
Amateur and amateur-satellite services
This Handbook provides general information about the amateur and amateur-satellite services. It also includes a compendium of existing ITU texts of relevance to the amateur and amateur-satellite services. This Handbook is intended to present, in one document, information about the amateur services for administrations and amateur radio organizations. (Correction: available in English only).
Edition of 2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

This Handbook provides general information about amateur and amateur-satellite services. It also includes a compendium of existing ITU texts of relevance to amateur and amateur-satellite services. This Handbook is intended to present, in one document, information about amateur services for administrations and amateur radio organizations.
Available inCD/DVD   paper   electronic file
Other editions:   Edition of 2008  
 
World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database online

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18th Edition, 2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database Online Service contains time series data for the years 1960, 1965, 1970 and annually from 1975 to 2013 for around 140 telecommunication/ICT statistics covering fixed telephone network, mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, quality of service, Internet, traffic, staff, prices, revenue, investment and statistics on ICT access and use by households and individuals. Selected demographic, macroeconomic and broadcasting statistics are also included. For the June release, data for 2013 are available for selected indicators such as fixed-telephone subscriptions, mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, international Internet bandwidth, fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions and percentage of individuals using the Internet. Data for over 200 economies are available.
Available inelectronic file
Other editions:   17th Edition, 2013  
 
World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database CD-ROM

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18th Edition, 2014  New!  

The World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database on CD-ROM contains time series data for the years 1960, 1965, 1970 and annually from 1975 to 2013 for around 140 telecommunication/ICT statistics covering fixed telephone network, mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, quality of service, Internet, traffic, staff, prices, revenue, investment and statistics on ICT access and use by households and individuals. Selected demographic, macroeconomic and broadcasting statistics are also included. For the June release, data for 2013 are available for selected indicators such as fixed-telephone subscriptions, mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, international Internet bandwidth, fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions and percentage of individuals using the Internet. Data for over 200 economies are available.
Available inCD/DVD  
Other editions:   17th Edition, 2013  
 
BR Space Services WIC/IFIC - Annual Collection
Edition of 2013  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The collection of BR WICs (Weekly Information Circulars) and BR IFICs (International Frequency Information Circulars) for Space Services contains Parts and Special Section publications with information on the frequency assignments for space stations, Earth stations or radioastronomy stations submitted to the Radiocommunication Bureau by ITU Member State administrations. The collection is distributed on multiple DVD-ROMs and contains archived BR WICs compiled by time series (1965-1995) and from 1996 by year (1996-1999), and archived BR IFICs (from 2000 onwards) by year.
Available inCD/DVD  
Other editions:   Edition of 2012   Edition of 2011   Edition of 2010   Edition of 2009   Edition of 2008  
 
World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-14): Final Report
no image available2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The sixth World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-14) took place in Dubai () from 30 March to 14 April 2014. The Final Report contains the Dubai Declaration, the Conference's contribution to the ITU Strategic Plan for the Telecommunication Development Sector, the Dubai Action Plan (DuAP) focusing on the programmes and regional initiatives, and the resolutions approved by the Conference directed towards the purposes and objectives of the ITU Telecommunication Development Sector for the four-year period 2015-2018.
Available inCD/DVD   paper  
Other editions:   Hyderabad, 2010   Doha, 2006   Istanbul, 2002  
 
Handbook on Ground wave propagation
2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The Handbook on ground wave propagation is of special interest for communication, particularly broadcasting, at the lower frequencies where the mode has been in use for more than 90 years. It deals with fundamentals and theory, wide-scale considerations and prediction methods used for compatibility assessments and planning procedures. Smaller scale variability, which may be of major importance in assessing the quality of services, is also treated. The topics of measurements and phase are also covered.
Available inCD/DVD   paper   electronic file
 
ITU News
2014  New!  

Available inpaper   electronic file
Other editions:   2013   2012   2011   2010  
 
List V - List of Ship Stations and Maritime Mobile Service Identity Assignments

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Edition of 2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The List of Ship Stations and Maritime Mobile Service Identity Assignments (List V) is a service publication prepared and issued, once a year, by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in accordance with provision no. 20.8 of the Radio Regulations (RR). As stipulated in Appendix 16 to the RR, this List shall be provided to all ship stations for which a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) installation is required by international agreement. Expected in April 2014; now accepting pre-orders.
Available inCD/DVD  
Other editions:   Edition of 2013