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Catalogue of Publications on line
2014 - Weekly update  New!  

ITU is pleased to present its new weekly web update of the Catalogue of Publications, which is available in separate English, French and Spanish editions in PDF format, and offering a snapshot of all ITU publications for sale. Please note that this information is generated automatically so we cannot exclude the occasional error.
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Other editions:   2013 - Weekly update  
 
ITU Global Directory
26th edition, 2011   Publication Notice with Order Form

This Directory is the official ITU reference work on ITU Member States, Sector Members, Associates, and associated universities and research institutes. It includes names of officials, postal and electronic addresses and World Wide Web site references (URLs). It covers ITU's steadily growing membership and comprises updated information useful for everyone dealing with telecommunications. Currently available to TIES user only.
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Other editions:   2012  
 
ITU News
no image available2014  New!  

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Other editions:   2013   2012   2011   2010  
 
The International Telecommunication Union - Building the Information Society
05.2007  

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Other editions:   07-2005  
 
ITU's Connect the World Initiative – Helping the world communicate
09.2006  

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Other editions:   09.2005  
 
ITU: Committed to connecting the world
2011  

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Other editions:   09.2010   12.2010   2007   January-March 2004 - Free of charge   2002 - Free of charge  
 
Moby and the story of the telephone
2009   Publication Notice with Order Form

This book tells the story of the telephone and its technology, from ancient times to the present day. It explains the basic physical principles in simple terms, and is intended for anyone of high-school age or older curious to understand how this everyday object works.... A mobile phone belonging to one of the sales staff gets locked up in the shop, giving it the perfect opportunity to tell the latest batch of phones their own STORY - the history of the telephone!
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Cybersecurity for All: ITU’s Work for a Safer World
2008  

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Other editions:   2007  
 
Telecommunications in Action
no image available1999  

The purpose of this book is to bring home the benefits to be reaped from telecommunications, particularly to those who do not normally receive information on telecommunications and their many applications. Produced by the Regency Corporation Limited in collaboration with ITU, the views expressed in this book are those of the authors and not necessarily those of ITU.
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Colloquium No. 1 - Options for Regulatory Processes and Procedures in Telecommunications
Geneva, February 17-19, 1993   Publication Notice with Order Form

The Report's purpose is to illuminate the alternatives that exist for national telecommunications regulation and to analyse the advantages and disadvantages of these various options. The Regulatory Colloquium itself, and the preparation of the Briefing Report, were funded by the New ITU Association of Japan. The principal authors are Michael Tyler and Susan Bednarczyk. The views expressed are those of the authors alone.
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Colloquium No. 2 - Universal Service and Innovation: Fostering Linked Goals through Regulatory Policy
Geneva, December 1-3, 1993   Publication Notice with Order Form

This publication reviews the different methods by which government and specifically telecommunications regulators seek to pursue two inter-related goals of communication policy: universal service and rapid innovation. The Report seeks to illuminate the alternatives that exist for national telecommunications regulation and to analyse the advantages and disadvantages of these various options. The Regulatory Colloquium itself, and the preparation of the Briefing Report, were funded by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation of Germany. The principal author is Michael Tyler. The views expressed are those of the author alone.
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Colloquium No. 3 - Global Mobile Personal Communications Systems (GMPCS)
Geneva, November 9-11, 1994   Publication Notice with Order Form

This Report examines some of the major decisions facing governments, regulators and the private sector regarding the introduction of this ambitious and potentially revolutionary new service. The Regulatory Colloquium itself, and the preparation of the Briefing Report, were funded by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation of Germany. The principal author is Michael Tyler. The views expressed are those of the author alone.
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Colloquium No. 4 - Interconnection: Regulatory Issues
Geneva, April 19-21, 1995   Publication Notice with Order Form

The Report's purpose is to examine some of the regulatory issues posed by Interconnection. This critical subject is examined not from a technical viewpoint but recognizing that effective interconnection is vital to competition. The Regulatory Colloquium itself, and the preparation of the Briefing Report, were funded by the World Bank. The principal author is Michael Tyler. The views expressed are those of the author alone.
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Colloquium No. 5 - Trade Agreements on Telecommunications: Regulatory Implications
Geneva, December 6-8, 1995   Publication Notice with Order Form

This Briefing Report concerns the far-reaching implications for the "telecommunications community" (regulators, operators and users) of the Marrakesh Agreement of 1994 that completed the Uruguay Round of international trade negotiations and established the World Trade Organisation (WTO). It also explains in detail the continuing negotiations taking place through the Group on Basic Telecommunications (GBT). The report was prepared by Michael Tyler, Professor William Letwin and Russell Pipe, and funded by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. The views expressed are those of the authors.
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Colloquium No. 6 - Regulatory Implications of Telecommunications Convergence
Geneva, 11-13 December 1996   Publication Notice with Order Form

This Briefing Report of the Sixth Colloquium assesses the challenges and opportunities confronting regulators that arise from the rapid convergence of telecommunications technologies and markets. Spurred by dramatic technical developments, such as high-speed digital telephony, cable television, wireless technologies, and the Internet, the lines between traditional common carrier telephone ("conduit") services and broadcast-based information and entertainment ("content") services are becoming increasingly blurred. These trends are compelling regulators to re-examine many of the fundamental policies and institutional structures whose goals are to guide telecommunications industry evolution for the benefit of society. The Regulatory Colloquium itself and the preparation of the Briefing Report were funded by the World Bank and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. The principal author is Mr. David Townsend. The views expressed are those of the author alone.
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Colloquium No. 7 - Transforming Economic Relationships in International Telecommunications
Geneva, 3-5 December 1997  

This Briefing Report was prepared for the seventh ITU Regulatory Colloquium, held at ITU Headquarters in Geneva on 3-5 December 1997. The topic of the Seventh Colloquium was a detailed examination of the present crisis in the international system by which payments are made between countries for international telecommunications services (known, for short, as the "accounting rate" problem). The Colloquium examined in detail alternatives to the present system as well as means by which the system may be adjusted to reflect current realities.
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Colloquium No. 8 - Telecommunications Regulatory Issues for Electronic Commerce
Geneva, 14-16 December 1998   Publication Notice with Order Form

The eighth Colloquium examined the role that the telecommunications policy maker and regulator could most usefully play in the development of electronic commerce. While there is an already enormous and growing literature on e-commerce, relatively little attention has been paid to the link between e-commerce and telecommunication regulation. In addition, relatively little attention has been paid to providing guidance to telecom officials in developing countries on this link. The analysis in this Briefing Report is intended to help fill this gap.
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Great Discoveries, Telecommunications
1991  

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Confronting the Crisis: Its Impact on the ICT industry
February 2009  

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Confronting the Crisis: ICT Stimulus Plans for Econimic Growth
October 2009  

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Financial Regulations and Financial Rules
2010  

01.01.2010
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ITU and Climate Change
2008  

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Guidelines for Policy Makers on Child Online Protection
2013  New!  

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Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection
2013  New!  

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Guidelines for Parents, Guardians and Educators on Child Online Protection
12.2012  

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Guidelines for Children on Child Online Protection
no image available2013  New!  

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Child Online Protection
Edition 10.2009  

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Connect Africa – The countdown to 2015 – Inaugural Edition – Volume 1
October 2007  

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The Quest for Cyber Peace
January 2011  

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Other editions:   2011  
 
The ICT Opportunity for a Disability-Inclusive Development Framework
Edition of 2013  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

This publication contributes to a better understanding of the extent to which ICTs can enable and accelerate the social and economic inclusion of persons with disabilities. It lists challenges that are still to be addressed while outlining concrete actions to be undertaken by each group of stakeholders and a set of indicators to help measure progress towards the achievement of a disability-inclusive post-2015 development agenda and framework. The report is the result of collaborative input from the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development, the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs, the International Disability Alliance, ITU, Microsoft, the Telecentre.org Foundation and UNESCO. For more information, please visit www.itu.int/accessibility.
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Connect Africa – Investing in Africa's progress – Volume II
January 2009  

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Connect Africa – Broadband set to booom in Africa – New projects, new hope – Volume III
January 2010  

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