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ITU: Committed to connecting the world

Why WRC-19 is so important

​“Nearly every sector of the economy relies upon the opportunity to effectively utilize the radio spectrum – a limited, shared natural resource – in some way,” says Joanne Wilson, Deputy Director of the Radiocommunication Bureau.

Digital Agriculture Transforms lives

An e-agriculture pilot project in Papua New Guinea is helping farmers overcome day-to-day challenges.  

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How to tackle the growing global issue of e-waste

​​​Roughly 50 million metric tonnes (Mt) of e-waste is produced worldwide every year, but only about 20% is recycled today. Learn what ITU is doing to help tackle this global issue – and how you can help.

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ITU wins Emmy for JPEG

The engineering team responsible for the first edition of the JPEG image compression standard (ITU T.80-series) has been honoured with an Emmy Award for its outstanding contribution to image coding.

But how does a file format released in 1992 gain Emmy fame in 2019?

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​​​​​Managing spectrum for evolving technologies​   ​​


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​​​​​Terrestrial wireless communications ​​​​   ​​


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​​​​​Evolving satellite communications​​​​   ​​


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