A new digital library has been launched this week, providing access to key global ICT data and reports to users across the globe.
The platform was developed and launched by the United Nations’ International Telecommunications Union (ITU), in collaboration with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
It includes trusted global ICT sector data sources, including:
The ITU iLibrary covers the full range of ICT sector topics, including: Artificial Intelligence, Climate Change and e-Waste, Cloud Computing, Consumer Information and Protection, Cybersecurity, Digital Inclusion, ICT Infrastructure and Technologies, and Internet of Things. ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao says the new tool is a very valuable resource to those within the ICT sector - whether they are interested in policy, standards, trends or other key aspects of the sector.
The ITU lists the key benefits of the new ITU iLibrary as:
Zhao adds, "Policy makers, academics, companies and other ICT stakeholders around the globe will greatly benefit from the new ITU iLibrary digital platform, as it provides them with access to the widest breadth and depth of ICT related data and reporting – through a single source.”