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Measuring the Information Society 2017
ITU data on ICT development show continued progress in connectivity and use of ICTs but with substantial digital divides between countries and regions. Download the report for the 4 key trends emerging as new drivers of the ICT ecosystem, the 3 broad trends in global ICT development, individual country profiles and all the latest statistics: https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Statistics/Pages/publications/mis2017.aspx
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New ITU book tracks the impact of ICT on world ICT-centric economic growth, innovation + job creation
Written by leading scholars and experts from around the world and launched at the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference, the book provides a roadmap and practical strategies to utilize advances in ICTs to promote social and economic development.
Download it here https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Pages/IMPACT-STUDY.aspx and watch interviews with the authors!
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Nominations open for EQUALS in Tech Awards!
Deadline of 15 September for outstanding initiatives designed to promote gender equality and mainstreaming in technology. The #EQUALSinTech Awards are presented in 3 categories representing the pillars of the overarching EQUALS initiative: Access, Skills, and Leadership. Start nominating the success stories: http://equals.org/awards
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ICT Facts & Figures 2017
Youth are at the forefront of Internet adoption with 71% of 15-24 year-olds using the Internet. Download ITU's end-2017 estimates for key telecommunication/ICT indicators here: https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Statistics/Pages/facts
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Digitalization Scorecard
A new study from the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development (through its Working Group chaired by Nokia President and CEO Rajeev Suri) presents a pilot study of policies and regulations for digital transformation, and launches a knowledge base of best practices for use by countries to inform their decision-making. Watch the launch with ITU Secretary-General and Nokia President & CEO, plus download the free report at http://www.broadbandcommission.org/workinggroups/Pages/digiscorecard.aspx
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ITU Global Cybersecurity Index 2017
The Global Cybersecurity Index measures the commitment of ITU's 193 Member States to the Global Cybersecurity Agenda, with the aim of highlighting potential areas for improvement and driving cybersecurity to the forefront of national plans. Download the free report: https://www.itu.int/pub/D-STR-GCI.01-2017
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New report on leveraging tech to achieve the Global Goals
Leaders of 17 United Nations agencies and international organizations each select one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals from the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and report on how ICT could help them fast-forward progress http://www.itu.int/en/sustainable-world/Pages/report-hlpf-2017.aspx
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Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting networks and systems implementation
The DTTB Handbook provides assistance with strategies, network planning, systems, quality of service, programme production and much more.
PDF version available for free download http://www.itu.int/pub/R-HDB-63-2016
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ITU-R Recommendations, Reports, and Handbooks
Available now via USB key with discount for an annual subscription http://www.itu.int/pub/R-REC-USB-2017 The set of international technical standards developed by the ITU Radiocommunication Sector cover efficient management and use of the spectrum/orbit resource, radio systems characteristics + performance, spectrum monitoring and emergency radiocommunications for public protection + disaster relief, and much more.
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Capacity building in a changing ICT environment
The first edition of this free new ITU report focuses on mobile technologies for skills development and lifelong learning with a review of progress and challenges, plus policy recommendations to move mobile learning forward https://academy.itu.int/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&layout=edit&id=178&lang=en
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