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.
Oct 11, 2021
Sep 20, 2021
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.
May 24, 2021
ITU study lifts the lid on ICT adoption in Africa
Albeit slow, the African region witnesses signs of growth in terms of ICT infrastructure, reveals an International Telecommunication Union study.
Sep 14, 2020
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.
Dr Huber Gijzen
Jun 23, 2020
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.
May 21, 2020
Other barriers to internet use says ITU
Organisation details analysis of ICT price trends in 2019.
Mar 24, 2020
Telecoms, networks vital in response to COVID-19
ITU launches platform to protect telecommunication networks and support fight against pandemic.
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.
Dec 11, 2018
Africa sees strong Internet growth
For the first time, more than half of the world's population is now using the Internet, but only a quarter of those in Africa.
Jun 22, 2018
Commonwealth sets ambitious ICT targets
Commonwealth ICT ministers, who met in London this week, have set ambitious targets for member states.
Apr 11, 2018
Uganda to compete for ITU Council representation
One of 13 places for Africa on the highest policy-making body of the ITU will be contested in elections scheduled for take place later this year.
Aug 23, 2017
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.
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