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20 Mar

ITU seeks to maintain vital communications during COVID-19

The International Telecommunication Union sets out a strategy to enable and ensure communication availability during the phases of disaster.


ICT sector sets 2030 emission-reduction targets

The ITU reveals the ICT industry has committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by 2030.

Jan 23, 2020

ITU introduces Broadband Transforming Lives campaign in Davos

The global broadband body examines new financing models that would help accelerate “meaningful universal connectivity” across the world.


ITU marks World Television Day

Television has become an integral part of life, accounting for 80% of all consumer Internet traffic, says the ITU.

Sep 13, 2019

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.


How broadcasters can tap into artificial intelligence

The International Telecommunication Union publishes a report showing artificial intelligence can be used for distributing TV and radio content.


Ministers come and go, but digital migration stagnant

Despite the conveyor belt of 10 communications ministers over the last 13 years, none have been able to see SA's digital migration project through.


Girls in ICT Day aims to spark tech interest

The International Telecommunication Union celebrates Girls in ICT Day, an international day observed by the UN to help bridge the gender digital divide.

Feb 6, 2019

Noose tightens around Huawei as EU allies dwindle

While so many nations turning on one company is unprecedented in telecoms, Huawei is too big to be sunk by the current onslaught, but is surely hurting, say local analysts.


DOC intensifies calls for digital migration collaboration

The communications ministry pushes for more partnerships with industry players in the hopes of speeding up SA's digital migration.


ITU study quantifies economic value of digital tech

Policy-makers across the ITU membership will have a blueprint to measure the economic impact of broadband technologies.


Government abandons set-top boxes

The state adopts a revised model for the rollout of the digital migration project, which sees it abandon the set-top box idea.

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