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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

`Internet IP addresses not exhausted`

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

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.