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About the resources at the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals

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A professional body for the telecommunication industry, The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals works to inspire and aid the personal development of people working in telecommunications.

Through its publications, lectures and other services, The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals helps its members to understand developments within the telecommunications and related industries, to develop their professional skills, and to build their network of contacts.

The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals has been a key player in Connected Earth, gathering oral history and organising a network of volunteers to provide conservation and interpretation across the distributed collections.

 News from the ITP.

fun and games

Can you beat our games? Explode equipment to see what's inside, hear the changing sounds of telecommunications, see how telecommunications designs have changed over time or send an e-postacard.

what's on

The UK's first permanent gallery dedicated to the history of information and communication technologies opens in the new Information Age gallery at London’s Science Museum.

audio history

Take a trip down memory lane with extracts of the interviews which have been recorded as part of the Connected Earth oral history programme.

featured story

100 years of automatic switching!
In 1912 the GPO installed Britain's first automatic telephone exchange in Epsom.

Discover the early days of the telephone...