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Broadband Commission urges collaborative action to accelerate connectivity and progress on Sustainable Development Goals
16 September 2023
- Public-private partnership highlights investments and policies to bring digital benefits to all by 2030
Population of global offline continues steady decline to 2.6 billion people in 2023
12 September 2023
- Accelerating progress is key in race toward universal and meaningful connectivity
UNHCR - ITU Joint Press Release
04 July 2023
- Refugee connectivity – A bold approach to connect millions forced to flee
Broadband Commission calls for people-centred solutions to achieve universal connectivity
20 September 2021
- Global call for frontier technologies, impactful partnerships and collaborative financing approaches to unleash the power of connectivity
Digital regulators need to collaborate to “build forward better” after COVID
28 June 2021
- ITU’s 21st Global Symposium for Regulators issues new guidelines to drive faster, more inclusive connectivity
Broadband Commission deliberates building an inclusive post-COVID digital future
23 March 2021
- Calls for innovative mechanisms and impactful partnerships to make the best use of broadband Internet
Nearly half of people with 4G network coverage remain offline, mainly due to high cost of Internet access
04 March 2021
- ITU and A4AI publish “The affordability of ICT services 2020”
New ITU publication to help policy-makers to extend Internet access and use to unconnected communities
16 December 2020
- Addresses constraints posed by gaps in infrastructure deployment and service affordability
Household Internet access in urban areas twice as high as in rural areas
30 November 2020
- Estimates on Internet access in small island developing states and landlocked developing countries available for the first time
Broadband Commission calls on world leaders to prioritize universal connectivity as fundamental to sustainable development & global recovery
18 September 2020
- New ‘State of Broadband’ report warns of stark inequalities laid bare by COVID-19 crisis

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