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2021 marks the 50th anniversary of ITU Telecom events. Fifty years of a truly international, inspirational event bringing together leaders of government and industry from around the world. Fifty years of supporting incredible innovation in an industry that has never been more important than now.

ITU Telecom timeline

The highlights of fifty years of
ITU Telecom events - and technological development.

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ITU Telecom in photos

Documenting five decades of
change - in networks, technology and fashion.

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ITU Telecom in words

Nelson Mandela, Bob Kahn, King Juan Carlos I, Bill Gates... They've all had their say at our events.

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Celebratory quiz

Test your knowledge of all things Telecom!

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ITU Telecom events have helped connect the unconnected and spread the benefits of ICTs since 1971. They have offered a window for the world onto a rapidly evolving ICT industry, helping showcase, debate and set the agenda for the development of new technologies from mobile or Internet to broadband, AI, 5G and beyond.
Houlin Zhao
ITU Secretary-General
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Fifty years of change. In technology, Telecom events, industry structure and international reach.
All reflected in our poster, logo and branding design.

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