Union radiotélégraphique universelle

Universal Radio-Telegraph Union

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History

17 May 1865, Paris (France), on adoption of first convention by 20 states and adoption of First Telegraph Regulations. Also referred to as International Telegraph Union -- Union télégraphique internationale, states and adoption of First Telegraph Regulations. International Wireless Telegraph Convention (Radiotelegraph convention) was signed on 3 Nov 1906, Berlin (Germany), following the conclusion of Final Protocol of the Preliminary Conference Respecting Wireless Telegraphy, 13 Aug 1903, Berlin, at Preliminary Wireless Telegraphy Conference. International Bureau of Telegraphs -- Bureau international des Administrations télégraphiques was entrusted with the duties specified in Article 13 of the Convention, subject to the consent of the Government of the Swiss Federation and the approval of the Union, and financed under provisions of the International Telegraph Regulations -- Règlement télégraphique international, which came into effect 1 July 1908. Reorganized, 1932, Madrid (Spain), to become International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on amalgamation of International Telegraph Convention -- Convention télégraphique internationale with International Radiotelegraph Convention, which had been signed 5 July 1912, London (UK).

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  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Telecommunications

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

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H3409

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