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Nearly half of people with 4G network coverage remain offline, mainly due to high cost of Internet access
04 March 2021
- ITU and A4AI publish “The affordability of ICT services 2020”
ITU launches open research group on autonomous networks
23 December 2020
- New ITU Focus Group to provide basis for new ITU standards
ITU and UN-Habitat partner to accelerate digital transformation of cities and communities
10 December 2020
- New collaboration agreement aims to achieve sustainable and people-centred urban development
One-year countdown to the ITU 2021 World Telecommunication Development Conference kicks-off
09 November 2020
- ITU launches the Road to Addis series to focus on advancing global connectivity and SDGs and Generation Connect to increase youth engagement and empowerment
ITU 2020 Global Innovation Forum highlights the importance of entrepreneurship-driven innovation in the context of a global pandemic
02 November 2020
- Honours winners of the 2020 ITU Innovation Challenges
ITU, Estonia, Germany and DIAL join forces to accelerate digital transformation of government services
27 October 2020
- Partnership will establish a global framework to assist low-income countries in implementing scalable digital services and applications
Digital Skills Insights: ITU drives skills debate to help ensure that existing inequalities are not exacerbated, and everyone can profit fully from the benefits of digital transformation
13 October 2020
- New insights call for an urgent need to develop the global skills needed to address new risks, new jobs and new technologies
ITU and EIF join forces to reduce the digital gender divide in Burundi, Ethiopia and Haiti
07 September 2020
- The joint initiative seeks to leverage tech as a driver of entrepreneurial support for women
Global e-waste surging: up 21 per cent in 5 years
28 June 2020
- A record 53.6 million tonnes (Mt) of e-waste was produced globally in 2019 — the weight of 350 cruise ships the size of the Queen Mary 2; $57 billion in gold and other components discarded — mostly dumped or burned
ITU to hold Economic Experts Roundtable on COVID-19 and the digital economy
25 June 2020
- Experts to tackle the contribution of digital infrastructure to social and economic resilience during and after the pandemic

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