The rapid evolution of the telecommunication/information and communication technology (ICT)environment requires related technology foresight and immediate action in order to propose possibleITU-T standardization activities as early as possible.
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This report was written by Franck Dupin, CEO and founder of Innes, and Martin Adolph of the ITUTelecommunication Standardization Bureau. Innes is a provider of digital signage, Web TV and IPTVtechnologies and services, based in Rennes, France (http://www.innes.fr/).
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