What is RSS?
RSS is an easy way for you to keep updated automatically on websites you like. Instead of you having to go to websites to see if they've written a new article or document, you can use RSS (which stands for Really Simple Syndication) to get them to tell you every time they have something new. The ITU now offers some RSS feeds (or channels).
How can I make use of RSS?
In general you need to get hold of a program called a News Reader. This displays RSS information feeds from your chosen websites on your computer. All you then have to do is choose which RSS feeds you want: for instance, an RSS feed of all the latest Meeting Documents of a specific ITU Study Group.
You can normally tell if a site has an RSS feed if you see these icons
. If you click on the button you can drag the URL of the RSS feed into your news reader or copy and paste the same URL into your news reader.
Some browsers, including Firefox, Opera and Safari, automatically check for RSS feeds when you visit a website, and display an icon when they find one.
RSS readers will download and display RSS feeds for you. A number of free and commercial RSS readers are available for download. Many readers are separate, "stand-alone" programs; other services will let you add RSS feeds to a Web page.
Some of the content of the RSS feeds are also incorporated into the