ITU Blog: Are ICTs deserving of our trust?

To what extent are we willing to trust that data will be used for the purposes expressed by data custodians? How do we decide whether an information and communication technology (ICT) resource performs its function reliably enough to be deserving…

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Press release: Expert group identifies emerging demands of ‘5G’ to fuel ITU standardization

Open-source communities to join ITU study of networking innovations Geneva, 17 December – The ITU-T Focus Group on network aspects of IMT-2020 (‘5G’) has received an extension to its lifetime, with a mandate to undertake in-depth studies into areas such as ‘network…

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SG13 Chairman’s Blog: SG13 and Future Networks

ITU-T Study Group 13 (Future networks and cloud) is meeting in Geneva, 30 November to 11 December, and one of the key items on the agenda is the review of the findings of the ITU-T Focus Group on IMT-2020 (FG…

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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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