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The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) celebrates its 150th anniversary

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17 May marks the 150th anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Watch the video above to find out what the organization has achieved over the last century and a half, as well as why its work is now more relevant than ever before.

Want to know more? Visit the special ITU 150 website.

-- Andrew Purcell

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