Making a video call while walking on the shores of Lake Geneva

Making a video call to a friend in Australia while walking along the shores of Lake Geneva is no longer science fiction. Mobile broadband users exceed one billion in 2012 driven by a growing demand for smartphones, new applications and social networking services. This ongoing revolution in the way people communicate could not have occurred without the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology issues, and the global focal point for governments and the private sector in developing networks and services.

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