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In Silicon Valley, UN Broadband Commission advocates for new innovative partnerships and business models to expand broadband networks for digital transformation
01 May 2019
- Commission proposes creation of new Working Groups
Access to and use of ICTs keep growing but stronger ICT skills needed to connect people everywhere
11 December 2018
- ITU releases Measuring the Information Society Report 2018
ITU releases 2018 global and regional ICT estimates
07 December 2018
- For the first time, more than half of the world's population is using the Internet
New study quantifies the positive impact of broadband, digital transformation and the interplay of ICT regulation on national economies
19 October 2018
- The transformative power of ICTs is triggering positive change in the global economy
Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development advances efforts to connect the world’s nearly four billion “other half”
23 September 2018
- Global leaders convene to leverage broadband to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals
More and more governments now benchmark broadband status in their national plans, says new global report
11 September 2018
- Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development releases annual country-by-country data on state of broadband access worldwide
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

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