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 Tuesday, August 08, 2006

TSAG approved at its meeting (Geneva, 3-7 July 2006), the establishment of a Joint Coordination Activity on Network Aspects of Identification Systems (including RFID) (JCA-NID). Mr. Pierre-André Probst (OFCOM, Switzerland) was appointed as the Convenor of this activity.

JCA-NID is open to members and designated representatives of relevant Standards Development Organization and Forums.

The terms of reference of the JCA-NID are:

  • To examine the proposed deliverables of the correspondence group on network aspects of identification systems (including RFID), in order to improve them and use them as baselines texts. Comments are invited on the deliverables from the membership and SGs
  • To further develop and analyze the list of standardization items and associated roadmap
  • To forward specific standardization issues to relevant SGs and other SDOs as appropriate
  • To act as a single point of contact within ITU-T with other SDOs in order to avoid duplication of work
  • To examine the best way to make available the most urgent deliverables on network aspects of identification systems (including RFID) (in particular, proposing the creation of focus group(s) for the most urgent topics with corresponding terms of reference).

The JCA-NID activities will report its progress to TSAG.

The first meeting of JCA-NID will be held on 19-21 September 2006.


Tuesday, August 08, 2006 2:26:39 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 

First meeting of Meeting of JCA-NID (Joint Coordination Activity on Network Aspects of identification including RFID)

Geneva, 19-21 September 2006

See TSB Circular 109 for more information


Tuesday, August 08, 2006 2:23:16 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Friday, August 04, 2006

Second meeting of the Focus Group on IPTV(FG IPTV)
Busan, Republic of Korea, 16-20 October 2006

See TSB Circular 107 for more information

IPTV Focus Group (FG IPTV) Home

Friday, August 04, 2006 4:13:24 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 


This ITU-T IPTV Global Technical Workshop will review and examine IPTV standardization, political and regulatory aspects, business models and various case studies as well as technical developments and service provider’s operational aspects.

IPTV represents a convergence between the traditional telecommunication and broadcast industries. And, as with any convergence a lot of work is needed to ensure interoperability. Globally accepted standards are clearly a key enabler for this.

With many of the conditions necessary for IPTV rollout in place - global IP connectivity over managed broadband infrastructure with such guarantees as QoS and security, and broadband connectivity with enhanced network capabilities - there is a strong demand for standards to ensure smooth service rollout and interoperability. The workshop will provide a review of the current status of IPTV work as well as an examination of where to go next.

More details

ITU-T Workshops and Seminars 

Friday, August 04, 2006 10:05:41 AM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Thursday, August 03, 2006

Second meeting of the FG IPTV (Busan, Republic of Korea, 16-20 October 2006)

Admin Documents

FG IPTV-AD-0001: FG IPTV Working Methods
[Source: Chairman of FG IPTV] Posted: 2006-08-03


Thursday, August 03, 2006 5:21:34 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Tuesday, August 01, 2006

The following files relative to AAP have been updated since 2006-07-31

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Tuesday, August 01, 2006 3:16:55 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 

Notes of the sixth meeting of the NGN ‘Joint Coordination Activity’
Source: Convener of NGN ‘Joint Coordination Activity’


Tuesday, August 01, 2006 1:59:02 PM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     | 
 Friday, July 28, 2006

Study Group 17 (Security, languages and telecommunication software) has been instructed by Resolution 48 of the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (Florianópolis, 2004) to study Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). It is considered that implementation of IDN will contribute to easier and greater use of the Internet in those countries where the native or official languages are not represented in IRA (International Reference Alphabet) characters.

To meet this obligation, Study Group 17 developed new Question 16, Internationalized Domain Names tasked in particular to investigate all relevant issues in the field of IDN. The mandate for Question 16 is available on the Study Group 17 website.

Question 16 was approved at the April 2006 Study Group 17 meeting in Jeju, Korea. At this meeting Question 16 drafted a questionnaire for a Circular to Member States, requesting information on their experiences in the use of IDN. TSB Circular 96 was issued on 31 May 2006.

The purpose of this page is to share information on work progress, achievements and acquired knowledge in the field of IDN.

Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Home

Friday, July 28, 2006 10:39:46 AM (W. Europe Standard Time, UTC+01:00)  #     |