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ITU seeks solutions in tackling climate change

ITU seeks solutions in tackling climate change

August 29, 2014 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition has launched a Challenge on Smart Cities and Climate Change in partnership with WHO, seeking innovative ideas on how ICT can help smart cities mitigate or slow down the effects of climate change. Two winning entries will be showcased at ITU Telecom World 2014Read More

ITU signs Bupa to collaborate on m-Health

ITU signs Bupa to collaborate on m-Health

November 13, 2013 at 6:38 am 0 comments

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has signed an agreement with international healthcare company Bupa, to collaborate on a global ‘m-Health’ initiative called ‘Be Healthy, Be Mobile’. Bupa and ITU will join forces to provide multidisciplinary expertise, health information and mobile technology to fight chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including diabetes, cancer,Read More

Future technologies on display at ITU Telecom World 2013

Future technologies on display at ITU Telecom World 2013

November 7, 2013 at 8:43 am 0 comments

Interactive displays and hands-on demonstrations of future technologies in action will feature at ITU Telecom World 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand starting from 19th November. A new element on the showfloor at the leading event for debate, networking and knowledge-sharing in the global information and communication technology (ICT) community, The LabRead More

Ghana’s hosts RPM for ITU WTDC 2014

Ghana’s hosts RPM for ITU WTDC 2014

October 3, 2013 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

The Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM) for Africa, ahead of ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Conference 2014, opened today in Ghana, Accra. The gathering of policy makers, regulators and experts from around the world will forge a plan of action for telecommunication and ICT development over the next four years. The preparatoryRead More

Africa to deploy digital television

Africa to deploy digital television

September 6, 2013 at 8:15 am 0 comments

Sub-Saharan African countries have agreed to deploy digital television in 47 countries. Frequency coordination negotiations have now succeeded in setting up the mechanism to deploy digital television in Sub-Saharan African countries. The digital switchover will happen in 2015. The consolidation of national plans to implement the digital switchover in theRead More