International Telecommunication Cooperation (ITU)

The International Telecommunication Union is the specialized United Nations agency for  information and communication technologies (ICTs). ITU was founded in Paris in 1865 as the

International Telegraph Union. It took its present name in 1934, and in 1947 became a specialized agency of the United Nations. Although its first area of expertise was the telegraph,

the work of ITU has evolved in line with the changes in the industry and it now covers the whole ICT sector, from digital broadcasting to the Internet, and from mobile technologies to 3D TV. Download the full profile