New ITU standard: Information-centric networking to support 5G

ITU members have approved a new standard on information-centric networking, a promising approach to achieving ultra-low-latency communications in the IMT-2020 (5G) environment. The standard is the first to emerge from ITU’s study of the wireline technology enablers of future 5G…

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North-American industry leaders highlight strategic priorities for 5G standardization

Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) of leading ICT companies in North America have reaffirmed that fixed-mobile convergence will be fundamental to the success of 5G systems. CTOs have also highlighted the great promise of information-centric networking to assist dynamic, performance-oriented management…

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ITU Blog: A new age of orchestration for 5G

As we approach 2020, one of the most important areas of ITU work will be our international standardization of 5G systems. ITU is supporting the development of a 5G environment where we will all have access to highly reliable communications,…

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5G demos showcase wireline networking innovation to fuel ITU standardization (VIDEO)

ITU-T Study Group 13, ITU’s standardization expert group for future networks, will meet 6-17 February to progress high-priority ITU standards efforts for information-centric networking, fixed-mobile convergence and other areas of key importance to the development of IMT-2020 (5G) systems. The…

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Trusted ICT environment for 5G, IoT and Smart Cities: ITU standards director Chaesub Lee highlights priorities for 2020 (VIDEO)

The approach to 2020 will call for ITU standardization to enable the true fixed-mobile convergence required to achieve the ambitious performance targets of smart 5G systems. This effort will form part of ITU standardization work to support the development of…

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ITU Focus Group delivers draft international standards to support 5G innovation

The ITU-T Focus Group on network aspects of IMT-2020 (‘5G’) has concluded its preliminary study into the networking innovations required to achieve the ambitious performance targets of smart 5G systems. The group’s output takes the form of five draft ITU international standards…

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