New ICT experiences are entering our homes with innovations such as smart TVs, smart speakers, HD video communications and Virtual Reality. The ITU G.fin project aims to optimize these experiences by introducing a novel fibre network to provide connectivity from the residential gateway to the wireless access points in the home.
ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau Director Doreen Bogdan-Martin reflects on the challenges and opportunities of universal connectivity, and explains why broadband is "the hidden hero" of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Increased connectivity and information and communication technologies (ICTs) are helping improve lives around the world by bringing essential news and services to previously underserved populations. ITU plays a unique and critical role in enabling interference-free radio through globally harmonized standards. ITU News spoke with Roy Head, CEO of Development Media International, about how mass media messaging can support public health efforts.
Telecommunication Development Bureau Director Doreen Bogdan-Martin explains how fit-for-purpose global governance can deliver in the wake of COVID-19 through a new multi-stakeholder initiative called the Partnership Dialogue for Connectivity.