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High-speed Internet improves economies and livelihoods in least developed countries, says new UN Broadband Commission report
12 July 2018
- Report also identifies need for digital skills to be enhanced
ITU commitment to digital connectivity across Africa highlighted at ‘Transform Africa’
14 May 2018
- ITU initiatives expand access to health, financial and social resources
UN Broadband Commission advances action towards broadband digital connectivity for all
07 May 2018
- Industry, government and UN convene for Spring 2018 meeting of Commission in Rwanda on eve of ‘Transform Africa’ Conference
Least Developed Countries on track to achieve SDG 9.c on universal and affordable Internet access by 2020
24 January 2018
- Investment in digital skills and infrastructure still needed though to bring more people online
UN Broadband Commission sets global broadband targets to bring online the world’s 3.8 billion not connected to the Internet
23 January 2018
- Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development launches 2025 targets to support “Connecting the Other Half”
Space-based and upper-atmosphere communications key to sustainable development
18 September 2017
- Broadband Commission Working Group report identifies important role for space-based and upper-atmosphere technologies in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
New Broadband Commission report highlights emerging global skills gap
17 September 2017
- Broadband Commission Working Group on Education report identifies digital skills building strategies that are inclusive and equitable
Broadband playing increasingly important role in development, says new global report
14 September 2017
- UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development releases annual country-by-country data on state of broadband access worldwide
ITU releases 2017 global information and communication technology facts and figures
31 July 2017
- Statistics show youth continue to dominate Internet usage, while mobile broadband subscriptions set to hit 4.3 billion
Broadband Commission’s ‘Digitalization Scorecard’ provides policy and regulatory guidance for digitalization
05 June 2017
- Explores experiences of six pilot countries

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