Tag: ITU

Internet, Modern Media

UAE telco e& claims record 5G speed of 30.5 Gbps

May 14, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Emirati-based operator e& UAE claimed a record speed of 30.5 Gbps on its live 5G network, which, according to the carrier, represents a significant milestone in its evolution towards 5G-Advanced technology. The telco noted that this achievement was unveiled during […]

Internet, Modern Media

The golden bands and the future of 6G (Reader Forum)

February 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

World Radiocommunications Conference (WRC) 2023 concluded just two months ago, but its decisions on next-generation spectrum are already having a big impact on 6G. This month an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) meeting in Geneva hosted spectrum experts seeking to chart […]

Internet, Modern Media

What might 6G be used for? Scenarios from ITU

December 19, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

As conversations around global spectrum use for terrestrial and non-terrestrial networks coalesced at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Dubai, the future of wireless was top-of-mind. As work progresses on future 6G systems, a timeline is emerging for standardization and commercialization—and […]


Why We Need a Post-Pandemic Connectivity Boost

January 14, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that connectivity is essential for citizens, businesses, and institutions across the world. These two last years meant rebuilding in a digital environment, as the world became accustomed to a health crisis. The pandemic brought to […]

Networks & Systems

ITU launches new guidelines to assist countries develop national emergency telecommunication plans

March 19, 2020

Via: Telecom Reseller

In the face of the global coronavirus crisis, as in any other emergency, the speed and efficiency of our response is proportional to the level of preparedness. To help countries better manage disaster response activities at a time when the […]

News, Regulations

FCC commissioners cite midband spectrum, workforce training as needs for 5G

January 16, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In testimony before the Senate Commerce committee this week, FCC commissioners Michael O’Rielly and Jessica Rosenworcel laid out their perspectives on the United States’ key 5G needs and hinted at possible directions for the Federal Communications Commission when it comes […]


U.S. official takes leadership position at ITU

November 2, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a United Nations agency dedicated to information and communications technology standardization, this week elected its leadership at the 20th Plenipotentiary Conference in Dubai. Of note is the election of the U.S.’s Doreen Bogdan-Martin to the […]

Internet, Modern Media

ITU works to bring the world’s other half online

September 25, 2018

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development have moved to accelerate efforts to connect the roughly 50% of the world’s population that still do not have access to the internet. Participants at the commission’s annual third quarter meeting, including representatives […]