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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IoT Trends and Challenges to be Analyzed in February ITU Workshop

ITU’s workshop on the “Internet of Things – Trends and Challenges in Standardization” will host a side exhibition with four exhibitors confirmed so far. STMicroelectronics will showcase its Smart home concept; EPFL its OpenIOT project. Japan’s National Institute of Information…

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New standards on cybersecurity, cloud security, ASN.1 encoding, and emergency warning

ITU members have agreed new international standards (ITU-T Recommendations) on cybersecurity, cloud computing security and ASN.1 encoding rules for time-critical applications. These achievements come in parallel with the second edition of Common Alerting Protocol (CAP 1.2), a key standard in…

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New e-Learning Course on the Working Methods of ITU-T Study Groups

The first in a series of new ITU-T e-learning courses is now available on the ITU Academy platform. The course is based on Recommendation ITU-T A.1 “Work methods for study groups of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector”, providing an introduction…

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New Digital Object (DO) Architecture

The latest post on the ITU blog is an interview with one of the key Internet pioneers: Dr Robert E Khan on his latest project: the Digital Object (DO) Architecture. ITU asked Kahn about his work on DO Architecture and related ITU…

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ASN.1: Driving innovation for 30 years

A new post on the ITU blog celebrates nearly 30 years of Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1), one of the stalwarts of the ITU-T Recommendations in force today.  The article details some of the many uses of ASN.1 that make it as well-trusted and…

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