Geneva, 3 April 2020- UN advisory body sets out an Agenda for Action to ensure the networks the whole world is now relying on are robust, resilient and within reach of as many people as possible
Davos, 21 January 2020- The ITU UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development examined new financing models that would help accelerate 'meaningful universal connectivity' on the sidelines of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
New York, 22 September 2019 -Traditional ap proaches to driving internet network roll-out and uptake are failing to reach the remaining half of the global population still lacking online access, according to a new report issued in New York today by the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development.
Menlo Park, 01 May 2019 -The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development held its 2019 Spring Meeting in Menlo Park, United States of America, 28-29 April, under the theme “Shaping the future of broadband for sustainable development".
This January the Broadband Commission launched the Universal Connectivity Campaign, illustrating ‘10 Reasons We Need Universal Connectivity’. This campaign draws connections between the many reasons we need to connect the unconnected and the work of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development and its Working Groups. Each reason ties directly to a related publication of the Commission.
Broadband Commission member Nokia continues its commitment to reaching universal connectivity. This year they have published an e-book entitled, How do we create inclusivity in a digital future?: Building a better world with broadband technologies. The book defines the digital divide, bringing light to the considerable impact broadband can have in developing communities and suggests solutions through alternative technologies and policy reform.