New ITU-T core information model for transition to software-defined networking

ITU members have achieved first-stage approval (‘consent’) of a core information model for transport resources which will enable smooth transition from traditional management using an Operation Support System (OSS) to Software-Defined Networking (SDN) architectures. The new standard gives operators the…

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Happy birthday G.hn!

What an incredible ride it has been! It was four years ago that the core standards for G.hn were finalized and approved by ITU-T. G.hn (ITU-T G.996x-series), developed by ITU-T Study Group 15 (Transport, access and home), provides broadband home-networking…

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First-of-its-kind publication features ITU-T standards for smart grid and home networking

ITU-T experts, Stefano Galli and Erez Ben-Tovim, are among the co-authors of a new book titled “MIMO Power Line Communications: Narrow and Broadband Standards, EMC, and Advanced Processing”, edited by Lars T. Berger, Andreas Schwager, Pascal Pagani and Daniel M….

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ITU guidelines on establishing a national standardization secretariat

ITU-T has launched a set of guidelines for developing countries to establish a ‘national standardization secretariat’ charged with marshaling ICT standardization domestically and representing a country’s interests in the international standardization work of ITU-T. The “Guidelines on the establishment of…

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Berlin event focuses on G.fast

ITU is partnering Informa Telecoms & Media to host a one-day workshop Gearing up to G.fast: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities in Deploying G.fast, Berlin, 8 April. The event will precede Informa’s Fixed Access Network Summit (9-10 April) and will be…

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