New ITU-T Global Portal launched with special focus on Regional Participation

New ITU-T Global Portal launched with special focus on Regional Participation

In 2004 Resolution 54 (Rev. Dubai, 2012) approved at the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) resolved to support the creation of regional groups within Study Groups. This resolution aims to increase the participation of developing countries in standardization work and…

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ITU and IPC launch the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge

ITU and the International Paralympic Committee are launching the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge in search of innovative IPTV applications for a better quality of life. In the spirit of the Paralympics, coders are asked to apply their creativity in…

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ITU Blog: Green cables for climate monitoring and disaster warning

Continents are connected by information superhighways of fibre-optic submarine cables that span our oceans to provide the backbone of the global telecommunications system. The first submarine communication cable was deployed across the English Channel in 1850, and since, more than…

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New ITU publication on standard-essential patents

“Understanding patents, competition and standardization in an interconnected world” provides an introduction to standardization and intellectual property systems and the various means with which ICT standards bodies manage their intersection. The publication puts into context the recent increase in litigation…

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