ITU
International Organization based in Switzerland

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15 Nov 2017 description

ITU releases annual report on Measuring the Information Society

Latest global ICT Development Index (IDI) ranking revealed

04 Sep 2015 description

Relief coordination underway in aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika

Geneva, 3 September 2015 – ITU has deployed emergency telecommunication equipment in Dominica, which was hit by Tropical Storm Erika on 27 August. Heavy rains, severe flooding and landslides wreaked widespread damage across the island in the Lesser Antilles region of the Caribbean Sea.

20 May 2015 description

Iridium donates new emergency telecommunication equipment to ITU

Geneva, 20 May 2015 – Iridium Communications Inc, a satellite communications company that offers global voice and data communications coverage, has donated new emergency telecommunication equipment to ITU. The donation, which consists of 25 satellite phones and batteries, will strengthen ITU’s telecommunication capacity in response to natural disasters.

28 Apr 2015 description

Geneva, 27 April 2015 – ITU has deployed emergency telecommunication equipment in Nepal following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the country on 25 April 2015.

The emergency equipment includes 35 satellite mobile phones and 10 satellite Broadband Global Area Network terminals along with solar panels and laptops to support relief coordination efforts.