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International Telecommunication Union sets up vision on 5G development

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on Thursday set up a vision for the development of 5G mobile, in a bid to provide lightning speed, omnipresent, ultra-reliable mobile communications in the short future.

Oct 30, 2015, 08:02 AM IST
No phone signal in a disaster? Solar network ''in a box'' to the rescue

No phone signal in a disaster? Solar network ''in a box'' to the rescue

Pakistan: Pakistani researchers have developed a portable, solar-powered mobile phone network for use in disasters like floods and earthquakes when regular communications are often disrupted.

Sep 21, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

ITU, UN Women launch award for gender equality technology

ITU and UN Women have launched a new global technology award that recognises outstanding contributions from women and men in leveraging the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to promote gender equality.

Jul 15, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

World to have 3 billion Internet users by year end: UN

The world will have nearly three billion Internet users by the end of 2014, with two-thirds of them from the developing world, and mobile-cellular subscriptions will reach almost seven billion by the year end, new figures released by the UN said.

May 06, 2014, 10:43 AM IST

Indian youth wins prestigious UN award

A young man from India is among 10 people from around the world selected for a prestigious United Nations award in recognition of their work as entrepreneurs and use of technology to change the world.

Oct 11, 2013, 12:22 PM IST

Civil society agrees on govt`s stand on Internet: Kapil Sibal

Government on Tuesday said it has arrived at a consensus with civil society and other stakeholders over the management of Internet.

Nov 27, 2012, 21:25 PM IST

UN sets stage for blazing fast new mobile devices

A United Nations telecom meeting has approved the next generation of mobile technology that experts say will make devices 500 times faster than 3G smartphones — instantly pulling up Web pages.

Jan 19, 2012, 18:23 PM IST

UN sets stage for blazing fast new mobile devices

A United Nations telecom meeting has approved the next generation of mobile technology that experts say will make devices 500 times faster than 3G smartphones — instantly pulling up Web pages.

Jan 19, 2012, 18:23 PM IST

`Internet IP addresses not exhausted`

An ITU official has denied that Internet addresses running out worldwide.

Feb 14, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

Unwired world: 5.3 bn mobile users by year end

The world will have 5.3 bn mobile subscribers by the end of the year,ITU has predicted in a report.

Oct 21, 2010, 16:30 PM IST

Unwired world: 5.3 bn mobile users by year end

The world will have 5.3 bn mobile subscribers by the end of the year,ITU has predicted in a report.

Oct 21, 2010, 16:30 PM IST