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Prices for telecommunication services continue to decline but do not translate into rapidly increasing Internet penetration rates
19 May 2020
- ITU’s latest global analysis of prices for mobile-voice, mobile-data and fixed-broadband services suggests that affordability is not the only barrier to Internet uptake
Fostering investment in the broadband infrastructure of South Eastern Europe
08 May 2020
- ITU joins forces with the Broadband Foundation to assist South Eastern European countries in mapping broadband infrastructure and services, and identifying investment opportunities.
Special emergency session of the Broadband Commission pushes for action to extend internet access and boost capacity to fight COVID-19
03 April 2020
- UN advisory body sets out an Agenda for Action to ensure the networks the whole world is now relying on are robust, resilient and within reach of as many people as possible
Kazakhstan to lead global school connectivity initiative in Central Asia
31 January 2020
- Country to lay the groundwork for new financing models, partners and digital tools to close the digital divide
At Davos, UN Broadband Commission advocates for financing inclusive meaningful connectivity for sustainable impact
21 January 2020
- Commissioners launch “Broadband Transforming Lives” campaign at WEF’s 50th Annual Meeting in Switzerland
New ITU data reveal growing Internet uptake but a widening digital gender divide
05 November 2019
- Some 4.1 billion people are now online, but in developing countries women’s Internet use is falling behind.
Global internet growth stalls and focus shifts to ‘meaningful universal connectivity’ to drive global development
22 September 2019
- UN-backed report on global broadband access underscores urgent need to find new ways to reach the half of the world still unconnected
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

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