ITU CWG-Internet launches Open Consultation on “Building an enabling environment for access to the Internet”

ITU’s Council Working Group on international Internet-related public policy issues (CWG-Internet) has launched an open consultation- both online and physical- on the following topic: “Building an enabling environment for access to the Internet What are the elements of an enabling…

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ITU-T experts boost Optical Transport Network beyond 100G

ITU-T members have achieved first-stage approval (“consent”) of a revision to a key ITU-T standard underlying the Optical Transport Network (OTN), signalling the provisional conclusion of a three-year process to enable optical transport at rates higher than 100 Gbit/s. The…

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ITU-T achieves industry first with new standards for 40 Gbit/s fibre to the home

ITU-T members have followed the recent approval of the ITU-T G.989 series of standards for 40-Gigabit-capable passive optical networks (NG-PON2) with the first-stage approval (“consent”) of ITU-T G.989.2 Amendment 1, a further update to the NG-PON2 physical layer specification. NG-PON2…

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New ITU-T standard for 10 Gbit/s symmetric fibre to the home

ITU-T members have achieved first-stage approval (“consent”) of a new international standard for optical access at the rate of 10 Gbit/s both downstream and upstream. The new standard will be particularly beneficial to operators as a cost-effective means of upgrading…

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ITU CWG-Internet launches Open Consultation on the “Access to the Internet for persons with disabilities and specific needs”

ITU’s Council Working Group on international Internet-related public policy issues (CWG-Internet) agreed on 2 October 2015 to conduct online and physical open consultations on the following topic: Access to the Internet for persons with disabilities and specific needs • What…

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