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Communications Magazine, IEEE

Issue 1 • Date Jan. 1994

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  • Shaping future telecommunications: the challenge of global standardization

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 20 - 28
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    Rapid changes in telecommunication technologies and the telecommunications environment are presenting new opportunities and challenges to global telecommunication standardization. This article begins with a short introduction of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), its structure and main responsibilities, before focusing on global standardization at ITU. But first one must take note of... View full abstract»

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  • A US perspective on standards development

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 30 - 36
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    The foundation for the interconnected society of the 21st century is being built today. The key to having this become a reality is the availability of compatible national, regional, and global communications standards. Committee T1 Telecommunications has played increasing important standards development roles in the US and global telecommunications industries. Committee Tl's dual roles of a US sta... View full abstract»

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  • CITEL: formulating telecommunications in the Americas

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 38 - 39
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    The Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) is an entity of the Organization of American States (OAS), established by the General Assembly, in accordance with Article 52 of the Charter of the Organization. The main objectives as described by its statute are: to facilitate and promote the continuing development of telecommunications in this hemisphere; to promote and foster the existenc... View full abstract»

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  • The European perspective for telecommunication standards

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 40 - 44
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    The European Telecommunications Standards Institute is guiding the continent-wide progress toward a unified telecommunications market. The objective of the Institute is to produce the technical standards which are necessary to achieve a large unified European telecommunications market. Further, the principal role of the Institute is technical prestandardization and standardization at the European ... View full abstract»

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  • User-oriented measures of telecommunication quality

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 56 - 66
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    With the deregulation and emergence of new telecommunication providers in many countries, national and international standards committees have assumed increased responsibility for the cooperative planning of new technology development and the matching of multivendor service offerings with user needs. One important focus of this effort has been the standardization of user-oriented, technology-indep... View full abstract»

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  • Coordinating global standards and market demands

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 72 - 76
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    The telecommunications infrastructure is becoming more commonly recognized as a key factor in socioeconomic development, and as an important business requirement to successfully compete in the global market. The need for highly integrated, complex, effective solutions, in a timely manner, has stimulated changes in the standards setting environment. These changes include rapid standards development... View full abstract»

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  • Cooperation in standardization

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 78 - 84
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    Global collaboration on standards has become essential with the accelerating deregulation of telecommunications. The telecommunications industry is rapidly evolving from the plain old telephone service (POTS) era of the last 100 years into a sophisticated multimedia era. Organizational and operational structures are also rapidly changing worldwide, and standards-making procedures and organizationa... View full abstract»

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  • Domestic standards in a changing world [telecommunications]

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 46 - 50
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    As users demand ever-greater diversity and worldwide interconnectivity, domestic and global standards must become compatible. The author discusses the characteristics of the standards and how they are developed. The organizational procedures and activities of the TTC (Telecommunication Technology Committee) are then described View full abstract»

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  • Global standards [telecommunications]

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 68 - 70
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    The economic interests of the telecommunications industry are increasingly dependent on global markets. This globalization is in great measure due to the past successes of the industry's efforts to provide global information movement and management (GIM and M) services through facilitating compatible national and international standards. The provision of ever-improving GIM and M services based on ... View full abstract»

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  • Standards by consensus [telecommunications]

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 52 - 55
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    The global process of voluntary standards development is necessary for the convergence of voice, data, image, and broadcast media. The author discusses the view from the computer industry. B-ISDN standards are considered in particular View full abstract»

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