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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.