Latest International Telecommunication Union Stories

2010-10-19 10:15:00

The number of people using the Internet has doubled over the past five years, and the number of text messages sent worldwide has tripled since 1997.

2010-07-07 09:26:00

Robyn Treyvaud joins iKeepSafe as Director of Education and International Initiatives opening the Melbourne, Australia office WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet Keep Safe Coalition announced at the annual Cyber Peace Initiative (CPI) meeting in Egypt the opening of an international office in Melbourne, Australia with the addition of recognized Internet safety expert Robyn Treyvaud as the Director of Education and International Initiatives.

2010-04-26 11:07:00

DALLAS, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The evolution and success of the smart grid is heavily contingent on the global standardization of low-frequency band power line communication (PLC) solutions.

2010-02-24 08:05:00

A UN agency said on Tuesday that mobile phone subscriptions will buck the economic crisis and top five billion this year.

2009-10-08 08:00:00

SEOUL, October 8 /PRNewswire/ -- UniData Communication Systems, Inc (http://www.udcsystems.com) announced its participation at ITU TELECOM WORLD 2009 (Booth # 2575, Hall 2), which will be held in Geneva from October 5 to 9.

2009-10-07 10:58:00

GENEVA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking at ITU Telecom World 2009 in Geneva, Dr. Tarek Kamel, Egypt's Minister for Communications and Information Technology reiterated the critical need for the global community to come together to shape the future of the internet.

2009-07-09 06:30:00

GENEVA and SAN DIEGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITU and Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, have reached an agreement to improve emergency communications for disaster preparedness and to coordinate relief activities in the aftermath of a disaster. Qualcomm has agreed to donate a Qualcomm Deployable Base Station (QDBS) to ITU with a total estimated value of nearly USD 500,000.

2009-05-20 14:43:48

The UN International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is establishing new guidelines to protect children from cyberbullying, online sexual predators and fraudulent online commerce, the agency said Wednesday.

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