21 March: ITU workshop on blockchain to build trust online

An ITU Workshop on Security Aspects of Blockchain in Geneva, 21 March 2017, will examine blockchain’s potential to build trust into a wider variety of our interactions online. Blockchains – linear chains of cryptographically generated data – are inherently resistant…

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New videos and stories featuring industry leaders will highlight World Radio Day 2017 Geneva, 9 February 2017 – On 13 February, ITU will join the global celebrations for World Radio Day, the day set aside to celebrate the unique power of…

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ITU-T Study Group 16 (SG16) and the ISO/IEC Moving Pictures Expert Group (MPEG) are inviting experts to submit evidence supporting the case for a future video coding standard beyond today’s ‘High Efficiency Video Coding’ (HEVC, published as ITU-T H.265 |…

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ITU-T Study Group 13, ITU’s standardization expert group for future networks, will meet 6-17 February to progress high-priority ITU standards efforts for information-centric networking, fixed-mobile convergence and other areas of key importance to the development of IMT-2020 (5G) systems. The…

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The approach to 2020 will call for ITU standardization to enable the true fixed-mobile convergence required to achieve the ambitious performance targets of smart 5G systems. This effort will form part of ITU standardization work to support the development of…

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The ITU ‘hands-on’ training sessions for standards experts from developing countries introduced in 2016 will this year become a staple of the services offered under the banner of ITU’s Bridging the Standardization Gap (BSG) programme. The BSG hands-on training sessions…

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