Disaster relief systems, network resilience and recovery: Technical Reports published

The ITU-T Focus Group on Disaster Relief Systems, Network Resilience and Recovery (FG-DR&NRR) has presented the conclusions of its study in nine Technical Reports to inform related standardization work in ITU-T Study Groups. The reports can be downloaded free of…

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New ITU-T Global Portal launched with special focus on Regional Participation

New ITU-T Global Portal launched with special focus on Regional Participation

In 2004 Resolution 54 (Rev. Dubai, 2012) approved at the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) resolved to support the creation of regional groups within Study Groups. This resolution aims to increase the participation of developing countries in standardization work and…

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ITU IPTV IPv6 Global Testbed enables reliable, accessible broadcast of disaster relief event

ITU-T standards for Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) were used last week to live-stream an event targeting the development of infrastructure to support people with disabilities when disaster strikes. The “Asia-Pacific Meeting on Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction: Changing Mindsets through Knowledge” was held…

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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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Standards collaboration, security and privacy top the list of priorities at IoT workshop

Standards collaboration, security and privacy top the list of priorities at IoT workshop

Meeting to discuss the development of standards to support the nascent Internet of Things (IoT), a diverse group of experts has emphasized the importance of collaboration among standards bodies, the private sector and government; both in finding their respective roles…

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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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