African Telecommunications Union
African Telecommunications Union
African Telecommunications Union

Who We Are

Founded in Kinshasa in 1977 as a specialized agency of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) now African Union (AU) in the field of telecommunications, ATU is the leading continental organization fostering developments of information and communications technologies infrastructure and services.

Upcoming Events

7-11 Sept, 2015

1st African preparatory meeting for WTSA-16, Regional Development Forum (RDF) and Smart Senegal
Dakar, Senegal

Venue: Dakar, Senegal


27-29 January, 2016

Workshop on Regional Regulatory issues for high performance African Telecommunications Market

Venue: Venue: TBC


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Recent News

The 4th Session of the ATU Conference of Plenipotentiaries (CPL-14) took place in Harare, Zimbabwe on 10th July, 2014 at the kind invitation of the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe. The Conference was preceded by the Special Session of the Administrative Council from 3-4 July, 2014, the 2nd African Preparatory Meeting for ITU PP-14 from 7-8 July, 2014 and .....


Working Groups


Administrative Council Working Group (ACWG)
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Core programs

  • Human & Institutional Capacity
  • ICT Infrastructure
  • Integrating Regional Markets     
  • Global Decision Making


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