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October 14: World Standards Day – Update (October, 2022)

14th October is observed as the World Standards Day. Key facts World Standards Day raises global awareness about the importance of standardized measurements, technologies and industries. It gives recognition of scientists’ achievements in the development of voluntary universal standards used ..

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ITU Regional Standardization Forum in New Delhi

International Telecommunication Union’s Regional Standardization Forum for Asia and Oceania region was inaugurated by Minister of State for Communications Devusinh Chauhan, in New Delhi. This forum started from August 8, 2022. It is being hosted by Ministry of Communications, under ..

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World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

May 17th is celebrated annually as World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD). Why WTISD is celebrated? To commemorate the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865. Who proclaimed ..

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India – ITU Joint Cyber Drill 2021

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Department of Telecommunications operating under the Ministry of Communications conducted a Joint Cyber Drill 2021. What is the India – ITU Joint Cyber Drill? The cyber drill was conducted for the Critical Network ..

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China launces world’s first 6G experimental satellite

China recently launched the first 6G experimental satellite. The satellite will test the technology of Tetrahertz waves in space. Key Highlights On November 6, 2020, china launched world’s first experimental satellite. It was launched into orbit along with 12 other ..

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International Girls in ICT Day

The ITU recently organised the International Girls in ICT Day on April 23rd to empower girls to enter into the ICT sector and it hosted an online dialogue ‘Girls in ICT: Inspiring the Next Generation’. About the Day The International ..