Featured Research and Reports

The State of Broadband 2018: Broadband Catalyzing Sustainable Development

The State of Broadband 2018: Broadband for Catalyzing Sustainable Development report was released on 11  September 2018 during the ITU Telecom event in Durban, South Africa.  The State of Broadband annual report is a unique global snapshot of broadband network access and affordability, with country-by-country data measuring broadband access against new advocacy targets set by

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Broadband Connectivity for Refugees

The UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development addresses this Open Statement to the Formal Consultation on the Global Compact on Refugees on the importance of broadband connectivity for refugees. We, the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development , affirm our sincere conviction and belief in the vital role of broadband

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Digital Skills for Life and Work

Digital technologies now underpin effective participation in key areas of life and work. In addition to technology access, the skills and competencies needed to make use of digital technology and benefit from its growing power and functionality have never been more essential.

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Identifying the Potential of New Communications Technologies for Sustainable Development

The world is undergoing an extraordinary technological revolution in satellite and high altitude communications. A dramatic increase in broadband capacity across the globe, spurred by new technologies (including geostationary high throughput satellites, massive constellations of non-geostationary satellites, and recent innovations in broadband High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) systems), is bringing

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