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The ITU is the leading publisher of telecommunication technology, regulatory and standard information. Over 4'500 titles in printed form and growing  number on CD-ROM, DVD and Online.


Electronic Bookshop

Immediate download of the electronic (Acrobat PDF, MS Word) versions of individual ITU Publications with secure credit card payment, or eventual download via bank transfer or check.  Minimum of 20 Swiss francs per publication.  Immediate downloads are not intended for resale and no member discounts can be applied to this type of purchase. 

 

Complete lists of ITU Publications are accessed from the links on the left of this page.

With regard to Recommendations only, recent decisions have been made to allow broad access to both ITU-T Recommendations and ITU-R Recommendations.  See below links for details.

*For more information on free pdf ITU-T Recs offer or the free ITU-R Recs, click on the appropriate link below).

 

 


 Recent Electronic Bookshop Publications
eHealth and innovation in women's and children's health: A baseline review
March 2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

Improving the health of women and children is a global health imperative, reflected in two of the most compelling Millennium Development Goals which seek specifically to reduce maternal and infant deaths by 2015. This joint report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), based on a 64-country survey, demonstrates - as never before in such detail - the vital role that information and communication technologies (ICTs) and particularly eHealth are playing today in helping achieve those targets. It demonstrates how, every day, eHealth is saving the lives of women, their babies and infants in some of the most vulnerable populations around the world, in a wide variety of innovative ways.
Available inpaper   electronic file
 
BR International Frequency Information Circular (BR IFIC) - Space Service

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Edition of 2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

BR IFIC Space Services is a service publication published every two weeks by the Radiocommunication Bureau in accordance with provision Nos. 20.1-20.6 and No. 20.15 of the Radio Regulations. It contains information on the frequency assignments to space stations, Earth stations or radioastronomy stations submitted by administrations to the Radiocommunication Bureau for recording in the Master International Frequency Register, as well as those that are submitted under the relevant provisions of the Radio Regulations or that are subject to the Appendices 30, 30A and 30B Plans. The information published corresponds to the recorded assignments as well as the notifications still being processed. The SRS database formerly sold separately is now available only in this DVD-ROM. The BR IFIC (Terrestrial Services) DVD-ROM is published at the same time (please see Publication Notice No. 282-14). For additional support and information, please see the BR support page at: http://www.itu.int/ITU-R/go/space-brific/en
Available inCD/DVD   electronic file
Other editions:   Edition of 2015   Edition of 2013  
 
BR International Frequency Information Circular (BR IFIC) - Terrestrial Services

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Edition of 2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The BR International Frequency Information Circular (BR IFIC) Terrestrial Services is a consolidated regulatory publication issued once every two weeks by the Radiocommunication Bureau, pursuant to the Radio Regulations (Nos. 20.1 to 20.6 and No. 20.15) and various regional agreements. It contains information on the frequency assignments/allotments submitted by administrations to the Radiocommunication Bureau for recording in the Master International Frequency Register and in the various regional or worldwide Plans.The information published corresponds to the recorded assignments/allotments as well as the notifications in process. The BR IFIC may be consulted directly from the DVD-ROM without installing the data and software (some 4 GB). The BR IFIC contains the query software TerRaQ, the program TerRaNotices for creation and validation of electronic notices, the program TerRaNV for validation of electronic notice files generated by administrations, and the Preface in PDF format. The BR IFIC (Space Services) DVD-ROM is published at the same time (please see Publication Notice No. 283-14).
Available inCD/DVD   electronic file
Other editions:   Edition of 2015  
 
ITU-T Recommendations and selected Handbooks - DVD-ROM
2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

Each quarterly edition of this DVD-ROM contains the most current set of ITU-T Recommendations in force. Some Recommendations, not yet available in their final edited format, are included in their provisional prepublished form. Associated software programs are in general included in the DVD-ROM, unless their volume prevents it, in which case they should be bought separately. Also included is a collection of technical Handbooks developed by the ITU Telecommunication Sector in fields such as mitigation measures for telecommunication installations and their protection against electromagnetic effects, formal languages, outside plant, network security, quality of service and network planning.
Available inCD/DVD   paper   electronic file
 
Spectrum Management System for Developing Countries (SMS4DC) - Version 4.1
2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has released the fourth version of a harmonized, efficient, automated technical and administrative tool for spectrum management in developing countries under the brand name SMS4DC (Spectrum Management System for Developing Countries). Version 4.1 contains updates of the frequency allocation tables of ITU Regions 1, 2 and 3 (based on Article 5 of the Radio Regulations 2012) and the import from terrestrial BR IFIC (works with BR IFIC version 2739 and after). Also it contains addition of an interface with the Appendix 7 software module provided in the ITU-BR Space software tools for calculation of the coordination contours of the Earth stations, and a reporting mechanism with some general statistics reports. SMS4DC is sold as an integrated software package on CD-ROM in English and French, containing the software, a user manual and a digital terrain map of the world.
Available inCD/DVD   electronic file
Other editions:   2012   Edition 2009   Edition 2006   Edition 2008