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International Telecommunications Union

Syllabification: In·ter·na·tion·al Tel·e·com·mu·ni·ca·tions Un·ion
(abbreviation: ITU)

Definition of International Telecommunications Union in English:

An organization whose purpose is to promote international cooperation in the use and improvement of telecommunications of all kinds. Founded in Paris in 1865 as the International Telegraph Union, it became an agency of the United Nations in 1947.

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