UN, ITU tap into AI tech to improve road safety globally
Artificial intelligence will be vital in helping reduce the number of deaths on roads, especially in developing countries, says the United Nations.Staff Writer
Global initiative to give 3.4bn access to smartphones
The Vodafone and ITU project will identify policy, commercial and circular-economy interventions to increase smartphone access.
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.
Africa needs accelerated ICT, renewable energy investment
UNESCO’s Dr Huber Gijzen encourages investment in renewable energy and ICT infrastructure on the continent, to boost education efforts.
Nigeria pushes global mobile broadband subscriptions to 4.3bn
The greater penetration of low-cost smartphones and data-efficient mobile browsers cited as reasons for the spike in mobile internet use.