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ITU-T Study Group 11 - Signalling requirements, protocols and test specifications

Executive summary of the WP1, 2, 3 and 4/11 meetings (Kampala and Geneva, 7-20 November 2013)

WP1, 2 and 3/11 meetings were held in Kampala, Uganda, 7-13 November 2013 and were attended by 58 participants from 20 countries. WP4/11 meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland, 14-20 November 2013 and was attended by 29 participants from 15 countries. Along with face-to-face meetings, all sessions of WP4/11 meeting (in Geneva) were supported by remote participation capabilities.

1.      Consented Recommendations (ITU-T A.8)

The following table shows the ‘Consented’ draft Recommendation:

​#​Q.​Rec.​Status​Title​Final TD GEN​A.5 justification
​12/11​​ITU-T Q.3614​New​"Originating Identification Presentation (OIP) and Originating Identification Restriction (OIR) protocol specification as NGN Supplementary Service" ​TD 253 Rev.2 (GEN/11) TD 276 (GEN/11)


2.      Supplements, Handbooks and Technical Papers

2.1   Supplement
No Supplements were approved at this meeting.
2.2   Handbooks
No Handbooks were approved at this meeting.
2.3   Technical Papers
No Technical papers were approved at this meeting.

3.      Liaison officers and Rapporteurs

3.1 Rapporteurs and Associate Rapporteurs
A new associate Rapporteur was appointed by WP4/11 for Question 14/11. The contacts of the new Associate Rapporteur are reported below:
Nan CHEN (Associate Rapporteur);
Data Communication Research Department Guangzhou Research
Institute of China Telecom Co.,Ltd.
109 West Zhongshan Ave, Tianhe District,Guangzhou,510630, China
Tel: +86 20 3863 9200
Fax: +86 20 3863 9487
E-mail: chenn [at] gsta [dot] com
A new associate Rapporteur was appointed by WP4/11 for Question 11/11. The contacts of the new Associate Rapporteur are reported below:
Zhili WANG (Associate rapporteur);
BUPT - National Laboratory of Switching and Networks
Mail Box 198 Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications 10 Xi Tu Cheng Road BEIJING 100876 China
Tel: +86 10 6228 3119 ext. 8726
Fax: +86 106228 3412
E-mail: zlwang [al] bupt [dot] edu.cn
The list of Rapporteurs can be found at: http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/studygroups/2013-2016/11/Pages/rapporteurs.aspx .
3.2 Liaison officers
Some new liaison officers were appointed (pending SG11 Plenary endorsement in July 2014) at the meetings.
- Mr Wei Feng was appointed as Liaison Officer to SG17, responsible for Security
The following experts were appointed as Liaison Officers to JCA-CIT:
− Mr Wei FENG (SG11 Chairman)
− Mr Kaoru KENYOSHI (SG11 Vice-Chairman)
− Mr Dmitry TARASOV (SG11 Vice-Chairman)
− Mr Martin BRAND (SG11 Vice-Chairman)
− Mr Isaac Boateng (SG11 Vice-Chairman)
- Mr Isaac Boateng, NCA, Ghana was appointed as Convener of the Correspondence Group on "collaboration between ITU-T and Testing Laboratories for ITU C&I Programme"
- Ms Jane D. Humphrey was tentatively appointed as Liaison officer to the Joint Coordination Activity on Plenipotentiary Resolution 178 ‘Technical Aspects of Telecommunication Networks to support the Internet’ (JCA-Res178)
The list of Liaison Officers can be found at: http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/studygroups/2013-2016/11/Pages/representatives.aspx  

4.      Correspondence Groups

A new Correspondence Group (CG) on collaboration between ITU-T and testing laboratories for ITU C&I programme was established. The ToR of the CG are to be found: TD 294 Rev.1 (GEN/11). Mr Isaac Boateng, NCA, Ghana was appointed as Convener of this CG and a face-to-face meeting is planned during Q11/11 interim Rapporteur meeting in February 2014.

5.      C&I Pilot Projects

WP4/11 started one Pilot project related to C&I Programme in collaboration with SG2 and is considering another pilot project in collaboration with SG15:
- Pilot project on network management interface related Recommendations ITU-T M.3170 series in collaboration with SG2;
- Possible Pilot project on G.hn conformance testing in collaboration with SG15.

6.     C&I Living list of key technologies and reference table of ITU-T Recommendations to be tested for conformity/interoperability

WP4/11 has updated the C&I relevant-output documents. The current updated versions are reported as follows:
− Reference table of ITU-T Recommendations to be tested for conformity/interoperability [TD 300 Rev.1 (GEN/11)];
− Living list of key technologies which are under study in SG11 and are suitable for conformance and/or interoperability testing [TD 301 Rev.1 (GEN/11)].

7.      Outgoing Liaison Statements

The following table shows the list of the fourteen agreed outgoing liaison statements.

​#​WP/11​Question(s)For​To​Title​Reference
​1​1​Q1/11​Information ​ITU-T SG2​LS/r to ITU-T Study Group 2 on Telecommunication Management and OAM Project Plan (reply to COM 2-LS38) [to ITU-T SG2] ​247 R1
​2​2​Q5/11​Comment​Broadband Forum​LS/o on Q.SBNG under study by ITU-T Q5/11 [to BBF] ​254
​3​3​Q9/11​Comment​ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6/WG 7 ​LS/r on collaboration with ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 on managed peer-to-peer communications (reply to SC6 N15693) [to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6/WG 7] ​272
​4​4​QALL/11​​Information ​​ITU-T SG17​LS/r on request to provide security contacts (reply to COM 17-LS8) [to ITU-T SG17] ​299
​5​4​​QALL/11​Information ​​ITU-T SG15; JCA-CIT​LS/r on Conformance and Interoperability (reply to COM15-LS72) [to ITU-T SG15] ​285 R2
​6​4​​QALL/11​​Comment, Information ​​​ITU-T SG15 (Q13/15);
JCA-CIT
​LS/o on Conformance Assessment for SyncE [to ITU-T SG15, JCA-CIT] ​290 R2
​7​4​Q11/11​​Information ​ITU-T SG2, 3, 5, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, TSAG ​LS/o on Correspondence Group on collaboration between ITU-T and testing laboratories for ITU C&I programme [ITU-T SG2, SG3, SG5, SG9, SG12, SG13, SG15, SG16, SG17 and TSAG] ​295 R1
​8​4​​QALL/11​​Information ​ITU-T SG2; JCA-CIT​LS/r on M.3170 series of Recommendations conformance testing pilot project (reply to COM2-LS29) [to ITU-T SG2, JCA-CIT] ​296
​9​4​QALL/11Comment,​​Information ​ITU-T SG15, HGF; JCA-CITLS on G.hn conformance testing pilot project [to ITU-T SG15, HGF and JCA-CIT] ​​297 R2
​10​4​​Q11/11Information ​JCA-CIT​LS/r on list of official liaison officers of ITU-T SG11 in JCA-CIT (reply to JCA-CIT-LS 14) [to JCA-CIT] ​298 R1
​11​4​QALL/11​Comment,​​Information ​ITU-T SG2, 3, 5, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17; JCA-CIT ​LS/o on living list of key technologies, reference table of ITU-T Recommendations are suitable for C&I and relevant pilot projects [to ITU-T SG2, SG3, SG5, SG9, SG12, SG13, SG15, SG16, SG17 and JCA-CIT] ​302 R1
​12​4​Q12/11​Information​JCA-IoT ​LS/r on the list of IoT related Questions (reply to JCA-IOT-LS-16) [to JCA-IoT] ​288 R1
​13​4​Q12/11Information​FG SSC​LS/r on the Collaboration between Q12/11 and FG SSC (reply to FG SSC-LS2) [to FG SSC] ​289 R1
​14​4​Q13/11Information​ITU-T SG16 (Q3/16) ​LS/r on comments on Q.3910 "Parameters for monitoring NGN protocols" (reply to COM16- LS42) [to ITU-T SG16] ​308

8.      Work plan for interim Working Party and Rapporteur meetings

Interim meetings plan as agreed at WPs1, 2, 3 and 4/11 Plenaries (Kampala/Geneva, 7-20 November 2013).
8.1   Working parties
​WP​Date​Place/Host​Terms of reference​Contact
​WP1/11​21 February 2014​Geneva​To consider approval of new and modified supplements:
− TRQ.ETS-Overview Revision 2
− Supplement 49, ETS/IEPS update to signalling requirements to support IP telephony
Discuss the progress of work on the draft Recommendations under study in Qs 1 ,2 and 3/11.

Jane Humphrey
jane.humphrey@ericsson.com
Xiaojie Zhu
zhuxj@gsta.com  
​​WP2/11​21 February 2014​Geneva​To consider Consent (AAP) of the following candidates:
− Q.3303.2 v2
To discuss the progress of work on the draft Recommendations under study in Qs 4, 5, 6/11.

Kaoru Kenyoshi
Kaoru.Kenyoshi@EMEA.NEC.COM  
​WP3/1121 February 2014Geneva​To consider approval of new Technical Report on:
− NGN Realisation
To discuss the progress of work on the draft Recommendations under study in Qs 7, 8, 9/11.

Shin-Gak Kang
sgkang@etri.re.kr

8.2    Interim Rapporteur groups
Question​Date​Place/Host​Terms of reference​Contact
​1/11​17-21 February 2014
(2 sessions)
​Geneva​− To progress draft Q.DSNSA and Q.Arc-IPSMS
− To consider any new work item(s)

Xiaojie Zhu
zhuxj@gsta.com  
​2/11​​17-21 February 2014
(3 sessions)
​​Geneva​− To progress on the open work items for Q2/11 e.g. Q. ProGeoSMS, Q.TIP/TIR, etc.
− To progress all other work items under study by Q2/11

Hongjian Wu
wuhongjian@catr.cn;
Hideo Himeno
h-himeno@bc.jp.nec.com
​3/11​17-21 February 2014
(2 sessions)
​Geneva​− To progress draft TRQ.ETS-Overview Revision 2
− To progress updates to Supplement 49, ETS/IEPS update to signalling requirements to support IP telephony
− Consider any new work item(s).

Viqar Shaikh
vshaikh@appcomsci.com  
​4/11​​17-21 February 2014
(7 sessions)
​Geneva​− To finalize the following draft recommendation Q.3303.2 v2
− To discuss the progress of work on the draft Recommendations under study in Q4/11
− To discuss the contributions which are addressed to Q4/11

Matt Lopez
matt@technicalcure.com  
​5/11​​17-21 February 2014
(3 sessions)
​​Geneva​− To discuss the progress of work on the draft Recommendations Q.SBNG
− To discuss the contributions which are addressed to Q5/11

Junfeng Ma
majunfeng@catr.cn  
​6/11​​17-21 February 2014
(3 sessions)
​​Geneva​− To discuss the progress of work on the draft Recommendations under study in Q6/11
− To discuss the contributions which are addressed to Q6/11

Cathy Zhou
cathy.zhou@huawei.com
​8/11​​17-21 February 2014
(7 sessions)
​​Geneva​− To approve TR-NGN Realization
− To progress work on Technical Report under study including Counterfeiting
− To discuss new work item proposals

Isaac Boateng
isaac.boateng@nca.org.gh  
​11/11​​17-21 February 2014
(3 sessions)
​​Geneva​− Handle the input contributions and incoming liaisons.
− Present and discuss the progress of the Correspondence Group on "collaboration between ITU-T and Testing Laboratories for ITU C&I Programme"
− Progress work on draft revised Q.test_app (revised Q.3900).

Dmitry Tarasov
Tarasov@zniis.ru  
Martin Brand
Martin.brand@a1telekom.at  
Isaac Boateng
isaac.boateng@nca.org.gh  
​14/11​​17-21 February 2014
(3 sessions)
​​Geneva​− Handle the input contributions and incoming liaisons.
− Progress on the open work items for Q14/11 e.g. Q Q.FW-Cloud-iop, Q.TR-CCI.

Hideo Himeno
h-himeno@bc.jp.nec.com  

The draft meeting plan for February 2014 interim meetings is to be found in TD 280 Rev.2 (GEN/11).

9.      Next Study Group 11 meeting

The next SG 11 meeting is scheduled in Geneva on 9-16 July 2014.