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ITU Connect2Recover to boost Africa’s post-COVID connectivity

The International Telecommunication Union’s Connect2Recover initiative aims to expand access to affordable and reliable connectivity in Africa.

2:50
Aug 7, 2020

Women hardest hit by digital divide during COVID-19

An International Telecommunication Union report shows access to ICT has a major impact on women's ability to prepare for, survive and recover from disasters.

3:20

ITU introduces new global guidelines to protect kids online

The International Telecommunication Union’s guidelines consist of four parts tailored to key audiences: children, parents and educators, industry and policymakers.

2:10

Africa recycles less than 0.1% e-waste

Data from the International Telecommunication Union reveals Africa’s shortcomings on e-waste management, with less than 0.1% recycled.

5:50

Internet uptake lags despite falling broadband prices

The International Telecommunication Union finds prices for telecoms services continue to decline but do not translate into rapidly increasing Internet penetration rates.

2:10
May 5, 2020

As COVID-19 continues, ITU calls for digital solutions

The International Telecommunication Union’s second annual innovation competition calls for digital solutions that can be nurtured to scale and assist communities.

3:20

Criminals exploit crucial COVID-19 SMSes to commit fraud

WASPA advises SA’s mobile users to exercise caution and their own common sense when receiving messages on their mobiles related to the virus.

2:30
Mar 20, 2020

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.

1:50

ICT sector sets 2030 emission-reduction targets

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

2:30
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.

2:20

ITU marks World Television Day

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

4:30

Over half of global female population still unconnected

The latest International Telecommunication Union data reveals growing Internet uptake but a widening digital gender divide, especially in Africa.

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