Millions of Fibre to the Home connections around the world are enabled by Passive Optical Network (PON) technologies standardized by ITU. The next generation, known as “Higher Speed PON”, will provide for speeds of 50 Gbit/s per wavelength, up from the 10 Gbit/s of its predecessors.
As the world shifts from COVID-19 response to recovery, Deputy to the Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau Stephen Bereaux shares how telecom regulators can accelerate best practices towards inclusive connectivity for all.
The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes recognize the convergence of business, social and environmental sustainability. As ITU marks the 10th anniversary of these key annual awards, Secretary-General Houlin Zhao congratulates all 18 winners of the 2021 contest.
Technological approaches and innovations are key to ocean conservation. Monitoring the world’s oceans, enhanced by cutting-edge ICTs, can strengthen accountability, raise awareness, and help protect and preserve marine environments.
Urban residents everywhere complain about worsening noise and traffic. But how much is too much, how can you know the actual trends, and how can cities safeguard their ecological integrity and living quality through effective, evidence-based decision making?
As WRC-23 approaches, ITU Member States and delegates may wonder how to apply the Radio Regulations correctly. That’s where the Rules of Procedure come in.