International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

What is International Telecommunication Union (ITU)?

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) meaning

established – 17 May 1865 set up as the International Telegraph Union; 9 December 1932 adopted present name; effective – 1 January 1934; affiliated with the UN – 15 November 1947

 

aim – to deal with world telecommunications issues; a UN specialized agency

 

members – (193) includes all UN member countries except Palau (192 total); plus Holy See

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html