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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ITU, ISO, IEC collaboration yields fundamental cloud computing standards

ITU, ISO and IEC have approved two new international standards fundamental to the cohesion of cloud computing’s development. The standards provide a terminology foundation to be applied universally across the industry as well as a reference architecture to enable the…

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SDN signalling requirements and protocols near completion

Standardized signalling requirements for software-defined networking (SDN) are on course for approval by the first quarter of 2015 following a meeting of ITU-T Study Group 11 (Protocols and test specifications), 9-16 July. SG11 has given priority to its SDN work…

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