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Electronic Bookshop

Immediate download of the electronic (usually Acrobat PDF, MS Word) versions of individual ITU Publications with secure credit card payment.  Minimum of 20 Swiss francs.  Immediate downloads are not intended for resale and no member discounts can be applied to this type of purchase. 

 

The complete list of ITU Publications is accessed from the Catalogue of Publications.

With regard to Recommendations only, decisions have been made to allow broad access to both ITU-T Recommendations and ITU-R Recommendations.  See below links for details.

*For more information on free pdf ITU-T Recs offer or the free ITU-R Recs, click on the appropriate link below).

 

 


 Recent Electronic Bookshop Publications
ICTs, LDCs and the SDGs - Achieving universal and affordable Internet in the least developed countries
2018  New!  

Available inpaper   electronic file
Other editions:   2004  
 
Yearbook of Statistics - Telecommunication/ICT Indicators - 2007-2016
2017   Publication Notice with Order Form

This is the 43rd edition of the Yearbook of Statistics. The data included in the Yearbook have been collected and processed by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) from replies received to ITU questionnaires sent to telecommunication ministries or regulators and national statistics offices. As such, the ITU Yearbook of Statistics provides the most authoritative source of data about the evolution of the telecommunication sector, the availability of ICTs in households and usage of ICTs by individuals.

As per Council 2017, the pdf version is available free of charge to Member States from a protected link via secured Member States TIES access. For more information, please contact ITU Sales.

Available inpaper   electronic file
Other editions:   2016   2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   34th Edition, 2008   33rd Edition, 2007   32nd Edition, 2006   31st Edition, 2005   30th edition, 2004   29th edition, 2003  
 
Final Acts of the Plenipotentiary Conference
Busan, 2014   Publication Notice with Order Form

Decisions, Resolutions, recommendations adopted by previous Plenipotentiary Conferences, Kyoto, 1994; Minneapolis, 1998; Marrakesh, 2002; Antalya, 2006; and Guadalajara, 2010, as amended by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Busan, 2014) and new Decisions and Resolutions adopted by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Busan, 2014).
Available inCD/DVD   paper   electronic file
Other editions:   Busan, November 2014   Guadalajara, 2010   Antalya, 2006   Marrakesh, 2002   Minneapolis, 1998   Kyoto, 1994   Geneva, 1992  
 
ICT4SDGs: ICT-centric economic growth, innovation and job creation
This book, to be launched at WTDC-17, presents an in-depth roadmap for sustainable economic growth by exploiting the recent developments in information and communication technology (ICT) to create an environment that nourishes ICT-centric innovation and generates new job opportunities. It describes the key elements in the ICT-centric ecosystem for economic growth, innovation and job creation, covering policies, strategies, mechanism and tools that are indispensable in creating and maintaining a healthy, vibrant, adaptable and environmentally friendly setting for sustainable economic growth. It also highlights the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders in the ICT-centric ecosystem, including governments, industry, academia, investors, entrepreneurs, and citizens. It focusses on discovering and analyzing the multiple interrelations between ICT dynamics and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) established in 2015 as a universal set of goals, targets and indicators that UN Member States will be expected to use to frame their agendas and policies over the next 15 years.
2017   Publication Notice with Order Form

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) embody a universally shared vision of progress towards a safe, just and sustainable space for all human beings. The book, "ICT-centric economic growth, innovation and job creation", written by leading scholars and experts from around the world, aims to address the challenges and opportunities offered by ICTs in the areas of innovation, governance, education, job creation and economic growth. The book was launched at a Ministerial Roundtable on ICT4SDGs organized to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the ITU Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D) on 11 October 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

See a short introductory video on this ITU Publication from this link and order your hard-copies, now available, below.

Available inpaper   electronic file
 
World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database online

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no image available22nd Edition, 2018  

The World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators database on USB Key and online contains time series data for the years 1960, 1965, 1970 and annually from 1975 to 2017 for more than 180 telecommunication/ICT statistics covering fixed-telephone networks, mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, quality of service, Internet (including fixed- and mobile-broadband subscription data), traffic, staff, prices, revenue, investment and statistics on ICT access and use by households and individuals. Selected demographic, macroeconomic and broadcasting statistics are also included. For the June release, data for 2017 are available for selected indicators such as fixed-telephone subscriptions, mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, international Internet bandwidth, fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions and percentage of individuals using the Internet. Data for over 200 economies are available.

As per Council 2017, the current June 2018 version of the database is made available free of charge to Member States via this direct link accessible with Member State TIES access only, currently not sector member TIES access. Otherwise, a reduced rate is provided when purchasing any two consecutive editions of the USB key. For more information on either of these, please contact ITU Sales.

In case of difficulties during the installation, please email bdt-mobile@itu.int with the error message encountered and the specific version of the operating system

Availability as from 18 July.

Available inelectronic file
Other editions:   21st Edition, 2017   20th Edition, 2016