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Terms of Reference

IPTV-JCA Terms of Reference

Definition of IPTV

"IPTV is defined as multimedia services such as television/video/audio/text/graphics/data delivered over IP-based networks managed to support the required level of QoS/QoE, security, interactivity and reliability."

Objectives Working methods

The membership of the JCA-IPTV is comprised of all ITU-T SG Chairmen, all ITU-T SG Counsellors/Advisors/Engineers, the Chairmen and Counsellor of TSAG and RevCom, and a number of SG Chairmen’s appointees and IPTV contact persons in ITU-T Study Groups. Representative of other SDOs will be considered when appropriate.

The JCA-IPTV works primarily by correspondence, but it can also meet in association with meetings of Study Group 16, when necessary. In addition, urgent issues requiring attention can be flagged up at any time and the JCA can convene as appropriate to take action. JCA-IPTV has set up a Technical and Strategic Review (TSR); its coordinator is tasked with bringing up to the JCA-IPTV any issues requiring guidance or recommendations for action, e.g., concerning work allocation.

Specific tasks