ITU (International Telecommunication Union) is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.

Allocation of the global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develop the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strive to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide.

ITU is committed to connecting all the world’s people – wherever they live and whatever their means. Through our work, we protect and support everyone’s fundamental right to communicate.

In an increasingly interconnected world, ITU is the single global organization embracing all players in this dynamic and fast-growing sector.

Source: http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/about/Pages/default.aspx