The SG12 RG - AFR was established by Study Group 12 at its 22-30 May 2008 meeting. The main objectives of the Regional Group are as follows:
a) To encourage active participation of African administrations, regulators and operators in the work of ITU-T.
b) To boost discussions on QoS challenges facing administrations, operators and regulators in the continent.
c) To encourage participation of African countries in Rapporteur’s meetings, workshops and other ITU-T Study Group 12 events.
d) To encourage African countries to contribute to the development of new/revised
e) To encourage the African countries to actively participate in the Quality of Service Development Group (QSDG) and other QoS related meetings.
f) To ensure that ITU-T provides relevant information on QoS standards applicable to telecommunication networks, including test equipment for QoS monitoring and measuring, and assists in their implementation.
g) Act as liaison body between African telecommunication administrations/operators/regulators
and ITU-T in matters relating to QoS standards.