International Telecommunications Union


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International Telecommunications Union

n
(Telecommunications) a special agency of the United Nations, founded in 1947, that is responsible for the international allocation and registration of frequencies for communications and the regulation of telegraph, telephone, and radio services: originally established in 1865 as the International Telegraph Union
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The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) released its fifth report Measuring the Information Society (MIS-2013) early this month.
The day was initiated as "World Telecommunication Day" in 1973 and later in 2006 the International Telecommunications Union with the approval of United Nations Assembly officially declared that May 17 as the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD).
Summary: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has confirmed its involvement in the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Forum taking place from May 13 to 17 and hosted by the United Nation's International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Abu Dhabi: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has formed a committee concerned with hosting and organising the three International Telecommunications Union ( ITU).
During a conference on "cloud computing," held Monday in Tunis by telecom operator "Tunisie Telecom" and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the Minister said this model allows an online access of services and resources, such as networks, servers and software.
Hamdoon Toure, Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and his accompanying delegation currently visiting the Sultanate today visited the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF) museum.
Ofcom now can move ahead with its proposal to request the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to remove ICO's global medium earth orbit satellite system from the Master International Frequency Register (MIFR), unless reconsidered by the judge.
According to data included in Morocco's candidacy for the International Telecommunications Union Council's elections held in Guada la Jara (Mexico), the mobile phone network reached 25.3 million in 2009 while the number of users of land phones was estimates at 3.5 million with a coverage rate of 92.46%.
time-communication specialists, part of the International Telecommunications Union, proposed in 2004 to do away with leap seconds altogether.
"But developing countries want an international body, such as the UN's International Telecommunications Union (ITU), to have control over governance--from distributing Web site domains to fighting spare." According to Nitin Desai, chairman of a UN working group on the Internet created in December 2003, "There is an issue that is out there that needs to be resolved."
According to the ITU (International Telecommunications Union) Asia-Pacific Telecommunication Indicators 2004 report, released at ITU TELECOM ASIA 2004 in Busan, Korea, the Asia-Pacific region continues to show strong telecomms market growth.

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