Upcoming ITU training sessions to develop practical skills in international standardization

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…

Share Button

New African Regional Group for ICT Security Standardization

A new Regional Group for Africa has been established within ITU-T Study Group 17, the standardization expert group responsible for building confidence and security in the use of ICTs. Regional Groups within ITU-T Study Groups contribute to the inclusivity of…

Share Button

Mobile money and Universal Service find a home in the ITU-T group for economic and policy issues

ITU-T Study Group 3 (economic and policy issues) has created a new working group on ‘economic and competitiveness aspects of mobile money services’. The group aims to harmonize approaches to the regulation and costing of mobile money services. It will…

Share Button

ITU-T Study Group 3 to consider proposals on the regulation of OTT services

The ITU-T Study Group 3 Regional Group for Africa (SG3RG-AFR) has proposed that ITU-T distribute a survey on the impact of over-the-top (OTT) services on data traffic and associated demands on network infrastructure. The proposal comes in parallel with the…

Share Button

ITU-T Study Group 3 to consider the costing and pricing of mobile money services

The ITU-T Study Group 3 Regional Group for Africa (SG3RG-AFR) has proposed that its parent group analyze regulatory frameworks to guide the costing and pricing of digital financial services (DFS). The knowledge drawn from Africa’s experience with DFS is expected…

Share Button

Arab region prioritizes study of over-the-top services and mobile roaming

Standardization experts of the Arab region have prioritized their analysis of the economic impact of over-the-top services, in addition calling for ITU to afford greater emphasis to the evaluation of costing methodologies for international mobile roaming. These were the two…

Share Button