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As an internationally recognised centre of excellence, the UKTA regularly publishes a variety of interesting news and resources that cover all aspects of communications. The UKTA stays up to date with expert thinking and industry trends and also shares news relevant to the organisation itself. You can browse and search all of our content using the links below.

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UKTA Vice-Chairman Professor Steve Capewell was on hand at Bucks New University to award Master of Communications Management Degrees to 42 proud students who completed the programme. In addition, five students were awarded a Postgraduate Diploma and one student earned a Postgraduate Certificate.


UKTA signed a partnership agreement with Smart Africa that will boost capacity building, a key enabler of the Smart Africa Manifesto which has been endorsed by the African Union. The partnership will ensure that the Smart Africa Scholarship Fund is made available for African students to pursue Masters level programmes taught by UKTA professors.  


UKTA Honorary President David Mellor OBE was at Southampton University to present Mrs Margaret K Chalwe-Mudenda, Director General Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) with her well earned Masters of Laws in Information and Communication Technology Certificate of Attendance from ITU and UKTA.  

Professor Mellor, OBE, Receives ITU’s Lifetime Achievement Award

At the recent UKTA Annual General Meeting held at Missenden Abbey, Chairman Gabriel Solomon and Director Li Lin presented Professor Mellor with the ITU’s Lifetime Achievement Award that was collected on his behalf at the Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium in Nairobi. Professor Mellor was recognised for his outstanding contribution to the ITU’s activities in […]

UKTA Directors Participate At ITU CBS-2016

UKTA Directors participated across the ITU Capacity Building Symposium-2016 programme held in Nairobi recently.

Tanzania Telecoms Engineers Train with CTTS

Cable Telecommunications Training Services completes courses for six Tanzanian engineers.

UKTA Honoured With Award From ITU

The UKTA was recognised for its long standing contribution and commitment to capacity building and for its resilient and successful partnership with the ITU at the Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium today.

UKTA congratulates 46 new eMCM alumni

UKTA Honoury President David Mellor proudly graduated 46 new students from the Master of Communication Management programme today. The successful students join the growing number of UKTA alumni. 

UKTA and the Open University of Tanzania

UKTA and the Open University of Tanzania sign a new 5 year Memorandum of Understanding to boost the dissemination of policy


African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Kingdom Telecommunications Academy (UKTA) on 27th July 2013 at Lincoln in United Kingdom.

UKTA and ITU enter a new partnership

UKTA and ITU enter a new partnership to improve skills in the ICT sector and launch an online Master’s degree programmes with the University of Rwanda.

Professor David P. Mellor OBE

Professor David P. Mellor OBE, Honorary President and and ITU Special Envoy for Academia talks about e‑education opportunities for Africa

GSMA Mobile Policy Handbook

A country’s citizens benefit most when the private and public sectors work together in a spirit of openness and trust. To this end, the GSM Association is committed to supporting governments and regulators in their efforts to introduce pro-investment telecommunications policies. The Mobile Policy Handbook: An Insider’s Guide to the Issues is a window into industry perspectives, a signpost to regulatory best practice and a portal to more information.

ITU ICT Regulation Toolkit

The ICT Regulation Toolkit is a live resource for policy-makers, regulators, the telecom industry, and consumers. It provides a global overview of how telecom policy is best implemented with practical materials highlighting experience and results.

ITU Trends in Regulatory Reform

The annual Trends in Telecommunication Reform publications are a key part of the dialogue with the world’s information and communications technology policy-makers and regulators in an increasingly converged digital environment.

ITU ICT Statistics

As the UN specialised agency for ICTs, ITU is the official source for global ICT statistics. Telecommunication/ICT data collected from national telecommunication/ICT ministries and regulatory authorities: these include data on the fixed-telephone network, mobile-cellular services, Internet/broadband, traffic, revenues and investment; and prices of ICT services.

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Martin Geddes

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