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Exclusive: ITU 'failed,' says former policy chief

A former telecommunications policy maker at the international organization, which is holding talks in Dubai to expand regulation of the Internet, warns that the group's conference is "absolutely absurd."

By December 12, 2012


ITU meets to begin work on 4K and 8K TV standards

While Australia's free-to-air networks insist on showing shows from the '60s, '70s and '80s on our high-definition channels, the International Communications Union (ITU) has met to begin nutting out the standards governing 4K and 8K broadcasts.

By May 24, 2012


Ultra HD 4K and beyond: Rec. 2020 glimpses the future of TVs

The ITU Radiocommunication Assembly has put out new recommended standards for Ultra HD TVs. What do they mean to you?

By February 25, 2013


Who controls the internet? The debate is live and clicking

And so the battle for the future of the internet rages on. The focus this time is not on WikiLeaks, cybercrime treaties, or privacy controls, but the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

By December 10, 2012


ITU blesses U.S. data networks as 4G

At a meeting earlier this month, the International Telecommunication Union reversed course and said that current U.S. "4G" technologies really are 4G.

By December 20, 2010


U.N. says its plans are misunderstood

ITU Internet policy adviser Robert Shaw is at center of debate over future of Internet.

By November 17, 2005


Telephone execs invade Geneva

More than 80,000 telephone executives are set for the mammoth ITU Telecom World 2003 show, hoping their industry is finally undergoing a long-awaited turnaround.

By October 12, 2003


U.S. concerned by ITU meeting

The U.S. government has expressed concern about a meeting to reform the Internet's domain naming system.

By April 29, 1997


Short Take: Zoom to offer software upgrade of 56-kbps modems

Zoom Telephonics will offer a free software upgrade for all of its currently shipping 56-kbps modems when the International Telecommunications Union 56-kbps standard arrives. The offer is good for modems purchased through June 30, 1998, and the upgrade will be downloadable from Zoom's Web site. Zoom modems employ the K56flex standard. The ITU standard is expected sometime in 1998.

September 9, 1997


Boca announces 56K upgrade policy

Modem maker will offer a free software package enabling the ITU protocol when that industry standard arrives.

August 13, 1997