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ITU Publications : General Secretariat and Telecom

 Recent ITU Publications from the General Secretariat and ITU Telecom
21st Century Financing Models for Bridging Broadband Connectivity Gaps
2021  New!  

In our industry-wide and cross-stakeholder collaborative strive to build a truly inclusive and sustainable digital future, we are now at crossroads that demand foresight in decision-making, thinking beyond current approaches and business practices. Thanks to the joint aspirations of many leaders and organizations to achieve the UN SDGs with targeted investments into ICTs, we are now treading a path that may lead us to a future where digital inclusion is a given, and where digital technologies can bring to bear their full potential and contribute to improving the human condition.
Available inelectronic file
Collection of the Basic Texts of the International Telecommunication Union adopted by the Plenipotentiary Conference
2022  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

A reference document containing: a) the Constitution and the Convention as amended by plenipotentiary conferences; b) General Rules of Conferences, Assemblies and Meetings of the Union; c) the full text of the Optional Protocol on the compulsory settlement of disputes relating to the Constitution, the Convention and the Administrative Regulations; d) the full text of all decisions, resolutions and recommendations in force; e) a list of abrogated decisions, resolutions and recommendations.
Available inpaper   electronic file
Other editions:   2019   2015   2011   2007   2003  
ITU Journal : ICT Discoveries, Volume 1

The second special issue of the ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries presents academic papers that offer insight into the increasing sophistication of techniques used to exchange and understand data, while also exploring how data can safely fuel more autonomous, human centric information and communication technologies. Given the interdisciplinary nature of the issue, it features contributions that add a deeper dimension to the discussion by looking at the policy, regulatory and ethical aspects involved in the increasing use of data today.
Available inelectronic file
Other editions:   2018  
The State of Broadband 2018: Broadband catalyzing sustainable development

This annual report from the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development showcases the state and trends in broadband deployments around the world.

The 2018 edition is now available for download below, or for the first time available online in a new interactive format.

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The State of Broadband 2016: Broadband catalyzing sustainable development
2016   Publication Notice with Order Form

This report provides an update on progress towards the global targets of the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development and showcases the research and thought leadership of the Broadband Commission. It also provides a global snapshot of where the telecommunication/ICT industry stands with regards to fixed and mobile broadband deployment, affordability and usage, as well as the use of broadband for achieving development objectives. It will examine the use of new and upcoming technologies, such as 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) for development.
Available inpaper   electronic file