New ITU standards on cloud computing, ubiquitous networks and emergency telecoms

ITU members have agreed new standards (ITU-T Recommendations) on cloud computing, ‘smart’ ubiquitous networks and security requirements for the interconnection of emergency telecoms services. The standards were agreed at a recent meeting of ITU-T Study Group 13 – Future Networks…

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Rising participation in ITU work on protocols and test specifications

Meeting at ITU headquarters in Geneva, ITU-T Study Group 11 – Protocols and test specifications – received 72 participants from 22 countries, representing a 53 per cent increase over the participation numbers recorded for its previous meeting in June 2012. The meeting saw substantial progress made…

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New ITU standards define the Internet of Things and provide the blueprints for its development

ITU-T Study Group 13 – Future Networks including Cloud Computing and NGN – has approved new standards offering a definition of the Internet of Things (IoT), characterizing the emerging IoT environment, and outlining the functional requirements of machine-oriented communication applications…

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ITU establishes Focus Group on Machine-to-Machine Service Layer

The January meeting of the Telecommunication Standardization Advisory Group (TSAG) has established a new Focus Group on Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Service Layer. M2M refers to the ability of a machine to sense and measure certain variables, and communicate this information to other machines…

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