International Telecommunication Union

International Telecommunication Union
A special agency of the United Nations founded in Paris in 1865 as the International Telegraph Union. It sets up international regulations for telegraph, telephone, and radio services; promotes international cooperation for the improvement of telecommunications; and is concerned with the development of technical facilities. It is responsible for the allocation and registration of radio frequencies for communications. Its headquarters are in Geneva.

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  • International Telecommunication Union —   [ɪntə næʃnl telɪkəmjuːnɪ keɪʃn juːnjən], Abkürzung ITU [aɪtiː juː], französisch Union Internationale des Télécommunications Abkürzung UIT [yi te], deutsch Internationale Fernmelde Union, Abkürzung IFU, Sonderorganisation der UNO zur Regelung… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • International Telecommunication Union — noun A UN agency promoting international telecommunications collaboration in order to improve worldwide service (abbrev ITU) • • • Main Entry: ↑international …   Useful english dictionary

  • International Telecommunication Union — Infobox UN name = International Telecommunication Union Union internationale des télécommunications Unión Internacional de Telecomunicaciones Международный союз электросвязи الاتحاد الدولي للاتصالات 国际电信联盟 국제 전기 통신 연합 image size = 200px caption …   Wikipedia

  • International Telecommunication Union — …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • International Telecommunication Union — ▪ UN agency       specialized agency of the United Nations that was created to encourage international cooperation in all forms of telecommunication. Its activities include maintaining order in the allocation of radio frequencies, setting… …   Universalium

  • International Telecommunication Union region — The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in its International Radio Regulations, divides the world into three ITU regions for the purposes of managing the global radio spectrum. Each region has its own set of frequency allocations, the… …   Wikipedia

  • International Telecommunication Union — noun An international organization established to standardize and regulate international audio and telecommunications. Formerly known as International Telegraph Union. Abbreviation: ITU …   Wiktionary

  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU) — United Nations agency headquartered in Geneva. Its roots can be traced to 1865, when the International Telegraph Union was established to coordinate international development of the telegraph. It acquired its present name in 1934 and became a UN… …   Universalium

  • International Telecommunication Union —    Abbreviated ITU. The U.N. umbrella organization that develops and standardizes telecommunications worldwide. The ITU also contains the CCITT, the International Frequency Registration Board (IFRB), and the Consultative Committee on… …   Dictionary of networking

  • International Telecommunication Union — n. international organization within which governments and the private sector coordinate global telecom networks and services, ITU …   English contemporary dictionary

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