New ITU-T standard on cloud-based Big Data

ITU members have achieved first-stage approval (‘consent’) of the first ITU-T standard on Big Data. The standard details the requirements, capabilities and use cases of cloud-based Big Data as well as its ‘system context’, a high-level view of a cloud-based…

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ITU Blog: Always-on Internet and the importance of traffic management to 5G and OTT

Enabling free and open exchange of information was one of the founding principles of the Internet. Upholding this principle calls for constant innovation, with the ICT community always in search of smarter ways to increase the carrying capacity and routing…

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Leo Lehmann elected Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 13

Leo Lehmann of Switzerland’s Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) has been elected Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 13 (Future networks and cloud), taking up the position held by Chaesub Lee prior to his election as Director of the ITU Telecommunication…

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ITU Blog: Networks for 5G and IoT

Towards fixed-mobile hybrid, smart ubiquitous networks  Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) in China, Japan and Korea see two fields of study as crucial to telecom and ICT standardization as we approach year 2020. The first is to support 5G mobile-wireless systems…

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