Executive summary of the SG13 meeting of 20 April - 1 May 2015,
The paperless SG13 meeting held in Geneva, attracted 224 contributions and 164 delegates. In total the participation goes to 177 (live + remote participants). Remote participation facilities were offered upon request.
Recommendations consented for Last Call (Recommendation A.8 - AAP)
ITU-T Rec. No.
|New||Overview of Smart Farming based on networks|
|New||Requirements and capability framework for NICE implementation making usage of software-defined networking technologies (S-NICE)|
|New||IMT-2000 references to Release 11 of GSM evolved UMTS core network|
|New||Intelligent access selection in multi-connection|
|New||A multi-path transmission control in multi-connection|
|New||Distributed Service Networking content distribution functions|
|New||Architecture for interworking of heterogeneous component networks in ID/locator split-based future networks|
Supplements agree do (Recommendation A.13)
ITU-T Rec. No.
|Suppl 25 to Y.2770-series|
|New||DPI use cases and application scenarios|
- The meeting elected
Mr Leo Lehmann, OFCOM, Switzerland, as the new SG13 chairman
- The meeting elected
Mr Hyoung Jun Kim, ETRI, Republic of Korea, as a new Vice-chairman of SG13
- Agreed to nominate
Mr Jinyou (David) Dai, FiberHome Technologies Group, China, as a new rapporteur
for Q7/13 to replace Mr Guosheng Zhu from the same company, whose participation
in SG13 activities in the future was not certain.
- Nominated Mr Marco
Carugi, NEC, Japan, as a Liaison rapporteur for ISO IEC/JTC 1 WG 10 on IoT
decisions (apart of Recommendations)
of the FG IMT-2020
idea to start 5G studies in SG13 was brought by contributions from many entities.
After some debates at the dedicated ah-hoc meetings (report in TD 165 (PLEN/13)),
SG13 agreed to establish a new Focus Group on IMT-2020 (FG IMT-2020) with the
ToR as in TD 164
FG will be looking at the network aspects of 5G networks, leaving all the work
on frequencies and radio interfaces to a counterpart in ITU-R (SG5 and its
till next SG13 meeting (December 2015)
gap analysis of what is going on in the telecom world on the network part of 5G
and where SG13 can apply its expertise and develop Recommendations.
ETRI, Tunisia Telecom, Telecom Italia, Huawei Canada, China Mobile and NTT
nominated the following leadership for this FG.
IMT-2020 Chairman is Mr Peter Ashwood – Smith, Huawei Technologies, Canada.
of the Focus Group:
Mr Luca Pesando, Telecom Italia
Mr Hideo Imanaka, NTT Advanced Technology, Japan
Mr Yachen Wang, China Mobile
Mr Nam-Seok Ko, ETRI, Republic of Korea
of Qs 14/13, 17/13 and 19/13
came to close as a standalone Question on security in SG13 (no new work since
autumn 2013, no contributions since February 2014), after some discussions at
the meeting of dedicated ad-hoc on security, Q8/13 work was distributed to
Q14/13 (SDN security part) and Q19/13 (cloud computing security work). To this
end, Qs 14/13 and 19/13 adopted the cosmetic changes to their texts to
accommodate the focused security work in the scope of each one of them. Q8/13
was proposed for deletion that will come into force after the Member States
consultation. The Q8/13 work items on cloud computing were passed over to the
Q19/13, remaining work items of Question 8/13 were discontinued.
revised its scope to include the big data in its Question’s description.
Questions 14/13, 17/13 and 19/13 texts may be found in TDs 186, 171, 172 (PLEN/13)
group on trust
on trusted environment ITU Workshop on "Future Trust and Knowledge Infrastructure", Phase 1 was held as a one
day activity on 24 April. Its panel session identified the need for
collaboration with other organizations already working on the topic of trust.
The outcomes of the workshop were discussed in the dedicated session of Q16/13
that reached agreement to set up a correspondence group to elaborate the
definition of trust in ICT environment and work on the technical report towards
trust for future standardization. Correspondence group ToR are captured in TD 185 (PLEN/13).
Convener is Mr Gyu Myoung Lee, Q16/13 rapporteur. It will be using the mailing
ideas on development of future trust ICT infrastructure are
gathered in the living list by Q16/13.
Rapporteur Group on Cloud Computing Management (JRG-CCM) comprising of Qs
5/2, 7/2 and 19/13 had its regular meeting alongside the SG13 meeting, report
of this activity is found in TD394 (WP2/13).
The guidance for the operation of the group as agreed at the SG2 meeting (18 -
27 March 2015) and presented in TD337 (WP2/13)
were agreed also by SG13.
a first step to establish communication with SDN open source communities
(OpenDaylight, ONOS and Ryu) an LS was
agreed to reach these groups inviting them to the next physical activity of
Q14/13 and exploring the grounds to form a cooperative relationship with this
community to work on SDN functional architecture.
closed as exhausted its mandate. Cloud computing roadmap project was entrusted
for maintenance to Q17/13.
ad-hoc on review of its current activities was also taken to close as
fulfilling its function and reaching the end of its lifetime. The main findings
and proposed ways forward, as discovered by ah-hoc, are captured in TD 190
(PLEN/13). Among those, suggestion to try a new format for convening the SG
meeting with opening plenary in the middle, Monday of the second week of the
meeting. SG13 management team was encouraged to follow the other proposals from
the ad-hoc group.
As part of WTSA-12
Action plan implementation programme, SG13 permanent Ad-hoc on
implementation of WTSA-12 Resolution 38 (Coordination
among the three ITU Sectors for activities relating to International Mobile
Telecommunications) convened its meeting and adopted the next revision to
the IMT roadmap document, TD239 Rev.1 (GEN/13).
Standardization Gap (BSG)
topic appeared on the agenda of the SG13 meeting in association with the activities
of its Regional Group for Africa. The report of the third physical meeting of
the latter was agreed (TD153 (PLEN/13)).
Also, the meeting followed the brief overview of the workshop on ITU-T standardization
challenges for developing countries held back to back with the third meeting of
the SG13RG-AFR in Zambia in February 2015 (Workshop report is in TD156 (PLEN/13)).
Besides that SG13RG-AFR had 4 consultation meetings during the April SG13
next meeting of the SG13 Regional Group for Africa will take place in Banjul,
Gambia (place TBC) in February – March 2016.
SG13 Regional Workshop for Africa on Future Networks for a better future for
Africa: IMT-2020, IoT and Cloud Computing will be held as the two-days
activity (February – March 2016) in Banjul, Gambia (place TBC) back to back
with the 4th meeting of SG13RG-AFR.
agreed to convene the second phase of the workshop on Future
Trust and Knowledge Infrastructure sometime in the future.
information sessions on 5G by different experts in the field were given
during the SG13 April meeting and those were extremely well received.
Presentations are available in TD 237 (GEN/13)
and its two Addendums.
regular newcomers’ information session was given on the second day of the
meeting, 21 April, convened by the SG13 Chairman and SG13 Mentor (material is in
TD 256 (GEN/13)
and its Addendum 1).
that the next meeting of the SG13 will start with Questions meetings, opening
plenary will be convened on the Monday of the second week of the meeting, i.e.,
in the middle of the SG meeting. This applies to December 2015 SG13 meeting.
piece of promotion material to appear on the SG13 homepage aiming to attract
attention, interest and contributions to the new work. Details to be figured
out with TSB EWM team.
important number of interim activities were agreed to, this includes 17
SG13 Questions that will meet as Rapporteur Groups in Geneva on 13 – 23 July
Working Parties 1/13, 2/13 and 3/13 will convene a meeting each at the end of
the co-located rapporteur groups meeting in July 2015, in Geneva, in order to
give consent to the following draft Recommendations, agree on the new work
items and future plans:
Requirements of VCN (Virtualization of Control Network-entities) for NGN
Capability framework for e-health monitoring services, Q2/13
− Y.MM-MD, Mobility management framework for
communications between users with multiple terminal devices, Q9/13
− Y.BigData-Reqts, Requirements and capabilities for
cloud computing based big data, Q17/13
− Y.sfem-WoO, Service framework of Web of Objects for
energy efficiency management, Q11/13
− Y.meg, Framework of micro energy grid, Q11/13
− Y.SAME-Req, Requirements of Soft network Architecture
for MobilE (SAME), Q14/13
Next meeting of Study Group 13 will take place from 30 November to 11 December 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Past Executive Summaries:
Geneva, Switzerland, 21 November 2014
- Geneva, Switzerland, 7-18 July 2014
- Geneva Switzerland, 28 February 2014
Uganda, Kampala, 4-15 November 2013
Geneva Switzerland, 28 June 2013
Geneva Switzerland, 18 February - 1 March 2013
Geneva, Switzerland, 4 - 15 June 2012
Geneva, Switzerland, 6 February 2012
Geneva, Switzerland, 10 – 21 October 2011
Geneva, Switzerland, 20 May 2011
Geneva, Switzerland, 17 - 28 January 2011
Geneva, Switzerland, 16 September 2010
Geneva, Switzerland, 19 – 30 April 2010
Mar Del Plata, Argentina, 2 – 12 September 2009
Geneva, Switzerland, 12 – 23 January 2009