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Global Standards Collaboration

GSC

At GSC, the world’s leading telecommunications and radio standards organizations meet to promote innovation and collaboration on a broad spectrum of standards topics. Some hundred participants from Participating Standards Organizations (PSO) and ITU attend, along with observers from additional groups.

Mandate of GSC

The mandate of GSC is to provide a venue for the leaders of the Participating Standards Organizations and the ITU to: Freely exchange information on the progress of standards development in the different regions and the state of the global standards development environment; and Collaborate in planning future standards development to gain synergy and to reduce duplication.

Further, the mandate of GSC is to provide a venue for the leaders of the Participating Standards Organizations to: Support the ITU as the preeminent global telecommunication and radiocommunication standards development organization.

The GSC today includes the Global Telecommunications Standards Collaboration (GTSC) and the Global Radio Standards Collaboration (GRSC, formerly Radio Standardization (RAST)).