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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...

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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...

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07.06.12
ITU wants to bring smartphone makers to peace talks, hash out patent wars
07.06.12

ITU wants to bring smartphone makers to peace talks, hash out patent wars

The United Nations defines the stereotype of a peace broker, so it's not that far-fetched to hear...

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06.08.12
'Facebook tax' could make web companies pay for usage outside the US
06.08.12

'Facebook tax' could make web companies pay for usage outside the US

Leaked documents purportedly from the ITU reveal that the body is considering a levy on content-he...

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01.28.11
UN: worldwide internet users hit two billion, cellphone subscriptions top five billion
01.28.11

UN: worldwide internet users hit two billion, cellphone subscriptions top five billion

The UN's International Telecommunication Union predicted last fall that the number of internet user...

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