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01.28.13
H.265 video gets ITU approval
01.28.13

H.265 video gets ITU approval

Web and mobile video will soon get a boost thanks to H.265, a new video codec recently approved b...

By K. Hodgkins,   01.28.13
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01.27.13
ITU approves the H.265 video format, takes us closer to high-quality mobile video
01.27.13

ITU approves the H.265 video format, takes us closer to high-quality mobile video

Any smartphone owner who's ever watched a streaming HD video buffer... and buffer... and buffer on...

By J. Fingas,   01.27.13
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12.13.12
ITU treaty negotiations collapse as US, Canada and UK refuse to sign
12.13.12

ITU treaty negotiations collapse as US, Canada and UK refuse to sign

As anticipated, several countries pushed to expand the UN's authority to regulate the internet and...

By T. O'Brien,   12.13.12
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12.05.12
House passes unanimous resolution to ban UN regulation of the internet
12.05.12

House passes unanimous resolution to ban UN regulation of the internet

In a rare showing of bipartisanship, the House unanimously passed a resolution to ban UN regulatio...

By N. Lee,   12.05.12
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12.05.12
ITU will consider broader powers to regulate internet companies
12.05.12

ITU will consider broader powers to regulate internet companies

The ITU hasn't updated its rules since 1988. Thankfully the telecommunications arm of the UN is cu...

By T. O'Brien,   12.05.12
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11.30.12
EU stands with the US against proposed ITU internet changes: 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it'
11.30.12

EU stands with the US against proposed ITU internet changes: 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it'

While Russia and some African, Asian and Middle Eastern countries want to tax foreign content prov...

By S. Dent,   11.30.12
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11.22.12
Google says ITU is 'the wrong place to make decisions about the future of the Internet'
11.22.12

Google says ITU is 'the wrong place to make decisions about the future of the Internet'

The International Telecommunication Union has been in the news a fair bit as of late, tackling eve...

By D. Melanson,   11.22.12
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10.12.12
International Telecommunication Union: worldwide mobile subscriptions hit six billion in 2011
10.12.12

International Telecommunication Union: worldwide mobile subscriptions hit six billion in 2011

Last year, the UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) told us there were five billion mo...

By J. Rigg,   10.12.12
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10.10.12
ITU roundtable narrows scope of debate around standard-essential patents, doesn't create world peace
10.10.12

ITU roundtable narrows scope of debate around standard-essential patents, doesn't create world peace

The ITU's roundtable discussing the controversy over standard-essential patents has wrapped up its...

By J. Fingas,   10.10.12
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