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 Thursday, June 16, 2005

AAP Announcement UPDATE NOTIFICATION

The following files relative to AAP have been updated since 2005-06-15

Group : aap
updated :          2005-06-15 15:57:54      
title :          [015] AAP Announcement No. 15, 16 June 2005, (SG 12, 15, 17)
url :          http://www.itu.int/itudoc/itu-t/aap/announce/05-08/015.html
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Thursday, June 16, 2005 10:05:55 AM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Tuesday, June 14, 2005

ITU-T is hosting a workshop on IPv6 organized in cooperation with the European Union’s IPv6 Task Force Steering Committee (IPv6 EU TF-SC) and the IPv6 Forum.

Taking place in Geneva, 22 - 23 June 2005, the event will examine the current status of IPv6, with regards to rollout, policy, technology and applications. An additional aim will be to promote awareness of IPv6 to countries where Internet use is relatively low. The workshop will also follow-up on recent comments sent to the Director of ITU-T’s secretariat, the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) on the management and distribution of IP addresses.

Presentations will come from key standards making organizations, policy advisers and the private sector.

Objectives

·          Review the current development of IPv6 network, technology and applications

·          Bring more awareness to developing countries on the development of IPv6

·          Further discuss comments sent to the Director of TSB concerning resource management policy

 

 

Tuesday, June 14, 2005 10:28:16 AM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Friday, June 10, 2005

Next meeting of Study Group 3 - Tariff and accounting principles including related telecommunication economic and policy issues

Geneva, 12 -16 September 2005

Registration Form

See TSB Collective-letter 2/3 for more information.

Study Group 3 Home

Friday, June 10, 2005 12:56:31 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Geneva, 8 June 2005 – The Open Communications Architecture Forum (“OCAF”) Focus Group announced today the availability of the Carrier Grade Open Environment (CGOE) reference model, its first official output document, which represents a significant step towards fulfilling its mandate to develop requirements for components for a Carrier Grade Open Environment (“CGOE”). The CGOE reference model defines a framework by which interfaces and standards required to deploy COTS solutions in next-generation networks (NGNs) can be identified in a formal manner.

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Wednesday, June 08, 2005 1:52:42 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Monday, June 06, 2005

The Open Communications Architecture Forum (OCAF), a Focus Group operating under the auspices of the ITU-T,
has produced its first official publication. OCAF was created in May 2004 to accelerate the adoption of an ecosystem of open standards components in next generation networks (NGN). The mission of OCAF is to help service providers, equipment and software vendors address the complexity of moving to these new packet-based systems. Selected outputs of OCAF will be submitted for approval as ITU-T Recommendations.

The Carrier Grade Open Environment (CGOE) Reference Document – outlines a framework for the open interfaces and standards required to deploy solutions based on standardized commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components in NGNs. Available from the OCAF webpage, the CGOE Reference Document is intended for an audience that aims to integrate solutions containing components from multiple, different, COTS software and hardware vendors.
Typically this will include service providers, solution providers and technology providers.

The model is consistent with the concept that technology providers deliver components to solution providers who then subsequently provide solutions to service providers. OCAF members are already using the model to deploy NGN services and promote best-of-breed component reuse and interoperability in a multi vendor environment.

OCAF has also published a white paper, outlining its work. The white paper, also available from OCAF's webpage details the group's raison d'ętre as well as giving a detailed mission statement.


Monday, June 06, 2005 9:38:11 AM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
ITU-T's Study Group 16 has made a public call for proposals on requirements for the multimedia applications that will run over next generation networks (NGN). The advent of the NGN creates an opportunity for a new - third - generation of multimedia telecommunication systems offering more integrated features, greater extensibility, and more flexible growth paths for the future.

Multimedia systems are expected to form the bulk of NGN services and so early attempts at defining them are crucial. SG16 will combine the results of the call with its experience gained in defining standards for the so-called first and second generation multimedia terminals and systems.

Once it has established what sort of services people think will emerge, SG16 can start the work on the standards to support them. The group's management team said that it is keen to get contributors to think 'out-of-the-box' beyond the usual and the obvious.

The Call for Proposals on Requirements for the third generation of ITU-T Multimedia Systems and Terminals can be found here.

Monday, June 06, 2005 8:59:56 AM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     |