28 August, Geneva: ITU workshop on connected car security

An ITU Workshop on Security Aspects of Intelligent Transport Systems in Geneva, 28 August 2017, will analyze the security demands of the communications technologies underlying connected, automated driving. Participation in the workshop is free of charge and open to all. Register…

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Orchestration for 5G: New ITU standards and demos of softwarization and slicing (VIDEO)

Orchestration for 5G: New ITU standards and demos of softwarization and slicing (VIDEO)

“Is 5G the revitalization of the telecoms business? Our answer is – yes, it is.” This is the view of Hyungsoo Kim, KT, speaking to the new business opportunities that 5G will present network operators as they support ICT-enabled innovation…

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Ascending Mount Everest with lightweight fibre-optic cable

Connecting rural citizens to broadband Internet services remains a challenge worldwide. In the United States, for instance, the prospect of a new USD 1 trillion infrastructure programme has sparked renewed interest in how best to bring rural connectivity up to…

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Deadline extension for Kaleidoscope 2017 academic papers: 10 July

The deadline to submit a paper to Kaleidoscope 2017: Challenges for a data-driven society has been extended to 10 July 2017. Kaleidoscope 2017 will explore innovative approaches to data management and analysis, encouraging the development of data-driven applications and services of…

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17-19 October, Geneva: First meeting of new ITU Focus Group to analyze standardization demands of distributed ledger technologies

ITU has created a new Focus Group to analyze the standardization demands of applications and services built on distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain. The group is titled the ‘ITU-T Focus Group on Application of Distributed Ledger Technology’ and is…

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New ITU work supports environmental sustainability of 5G systems

ITU-T Study Group 5 invites contributions to emerging study of 5G environmental requirements Geneva, 15 June 2017 – ITU’s standardization expert group for ‘environment and circular economy’, ITU-T Study Group 5, is inviting contributions to its emerging study of the environmental…

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