Coalition to develop the standardized interfaces essential to the interconnection of city systems Inspired by dialogue at the World Smart City Forum in Singapore, 13 July 2016, representatives of IEC, ISO, ITU, IEEE, CEN-CENELEC and ETSI convened at a follow-up…

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Building human ICT capacity to accelerate progress towards the SDGs MEDIA ACCREDITATION OPEN – ACCREDIT NOW Geneva, 24 August 2016: Local and international journalists are  invited to submit their credentials for official media accreditation for ITU’s upcoming Global ICT Capacity…

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Less than 3 months until leading UN international tech event opens doors in Bangkok ACCREDITATION OPEN Geneva, 17 August 2016 – ITU Telecom World 2016 opened the accreditation process today for media wishing to attend the world’s leading ICT innovation event. Taking…

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Network function virtualization (NFV) and software defined networking (SDN) are seen as crucial to the future of the telecoms industry, with carriers keen to grasp new opportunities to innovate and increase the dynamism of their networks. Last month, Orange and…

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5-9 September: 6th ITU Green Standards Week to focus on Smart Sustainable Cities

The 6th ITU Green Standards Week (GSW) will explore the importance of technical standardization in enabling the transition to Smart Sustainable Cities. In preparation for the upcoming Habitat III, participants will work towards the agreement of a declaration highlighting the…

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The World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) is an ITU governing conference held every four years for ITU members to define the strategic direction and structure of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T). The overarching objective of WTSA is to ensure…

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