The telecoms industry landscape is changing. What remains for traditional operators?

By Tomas Lamanauskas, Managing Partner, Envision Associates Gone are the days when national telecoms markets were primarily defined by former monopoly incumbent telcos together with a handful of mobile operators (MNOs). New types of players have been emerging for a while, leveraging opportunities provided by market liberalization, competitive regulatory frameworks and the relaxation of licensing regimes. Internet service providers (ISPs), […]

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5G dominates debate at CTO meeting in Budapest

By ITU News Industry collaboration will be key to security in the 5G era. The sharing of network infrastructure could help operators to deliver new services faster, at lower cost. 5G continues to highlight the necessity of investment in all-fibre networks. Machine Learning is certain to form part of our 5G future. These were among the key conclusions of a […]

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ITU Journal on radiowave propagation extends submission deadline

By ITU News 24 June 2019 is the new deadline for submissions to the special issue of the ITU Journal on radiowave propagation. Radiowave propagation enables mobile-wireless, fixed and satellite communication, radio and television broadcasting, satellite navigation, connected cars, global positioning systems, the monitoring of our environment, emergency communications, and even deep-space research. Radio has become essential to business and […]

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Navigating crowded spectrum: ITU Journal invites research on advances in radiowave propagation

By ITU News “The ITU Journal is named ‘ICT Discoveries’ in recognition of the groundbreaking discoveries in information and communication technology (ICT) that have formed the basis for the work of ITU,” says ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao. One of the best known of these discoveries proved radio waves’ feasibility as a communication medium. Radiowave propagation enables mobile-wireless, fixed and satellite […]

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ITU workshop highlights data demands of Machine Learning for 5G

By ITU News “ML techniques, so far, are more or less related to prediction, classification and decision-making in the networking area,” says Qiang Cheng of the Artificial Intelligence Industry Association of the China Academy of ICT. Cheng was highlighting the current state of play in Machine Learning’s contribution to ICT networking at an ITU workshop in Geneva, 29 January 2018. […]

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Webinar, Thursday 28 September, 15:45 CEST: New ITU standards for quality of video gaming, streamed media and speech quality

By ITU News A webinar tomorrow at 15:45 CEST will offer insight into new ITU standards to assess the user-experienced quality of video games, streamed media and speech quality.  The webinar will also provide an introduction to open-source ITU speech coding tools on GitHub. The webinar is an initiative to share the results of the 19-28 September meeting of the […]

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Contribute to open-source ITU speech coding tools on GitHub

By ITU News The ITU-T Software Tool Library for speech and audio coding has been introduced to GitHub to open access to the library’s development. Find the library at https://github.com/openitu/STL. The ITU-T Software Tool Library has developed over more than 20 years of ITU standardization work on speech and audio coding. The tools are applicable to narrowband telephony as well […]

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