Committed to connecting the world


ITU: Committed to connecting the world

The dawn of mobile and e-mail

​The 1980s ushered in major changes in the telecommunication industry landscape, including enormous shifts in technology, industry structure, policy and regulation.

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ITU Kaleidoscope: Call for video demos

​​​ITU's flagship academic event will share research on persistent virtual realities and customized computer-generated environments. Submit your abstract by 1 October.

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AI in service of climate science

​​Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao call for active coordination of digital innovation to address the global climate challenge. 
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climate science

Join the ITU Challenge to optimize 5G with AI

The 2nd edition of the Challenge invites innovators working to ensure communication networks leverage advances in AI and machine learning (ML) to register until 31 August.

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AI for good
  • telecom
  • Kaleidoscope
  • climate science
  • AI for good

MyITU Beta

​​MyITU is a new​ mobile-friendly site combining ITU News​, a selection of free publications and events plus ITU membership info, organized by themes of interest. More


ITU Council 2021


A virtual consultation of councillors (C21\VCC-1) was​ held from 8 to 18 June 2021. Read the snapshot report​​


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