The rapid change of the telecommunication/information and communication technologies (ICT)environment requires related technology foresight and immediate action in order to propose possibleITU-T standardization activities as early as possible.
ITU-T Technology Watch
surveys the ICT landscape to capture new topics for standardization activities.Technology Watch Reports assess new technologies with regard to existing standards inside and outsideITU-T and their likely impact on future standardization.
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