International Telecommunication Union Current Affairs, GK & News
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 satellites. The satellite weighs 70 kg approximately. The satellite carries technologies used for forest fire ..
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 Girls in ICT Day is an initiative of ITU that is observed on the 4th ..
A specialised agency of the United Nations- International Telecommunication Union (ITU) launched ‘The Global Network Resiliency Platform’. The platform aims to ensure availability of telecommunication services during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The new platform will assist governments and the private sector by ensuring that the networks are kept strong and telecommunication services are made available ..
On 17 May, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) was celebrated throughout the world. The year 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of WTISD. About WTISD Background: The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day was first observed on 17 May since 1969. The day marks the establishment of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and also the ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: Information and communication technologies (ICTs) • International Telecommunication Union • International Telegraph Convention • ITU • ITU Council • orld Telecommunication and Information Society Day • SDG • Sustainable Development Goals • UN • UNDP • United Nations • United Nations Development Group • WTISD 2019
Utkarsh Bangla of West Bengal government wins 2019 World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) award in Capacity Building category
The ‘Utkarsh Bangla’ scheme of the West Bengal government has won the prestigious 2019 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) award of the United Nations. The scheme aims to create a pool of skilled candidates industry ready. Out of 1062 nominations in 18 categories from all over the world, Utkarsh Bangla emerged No 1 ..
Topics: Bangla • Digital divide • Information and communication technologies for development • Information and communications technology • Information society • International Telecommunication Union • Internet governance • Technology • World Summit on the Information Society • WSIS