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  1. 1. ITU-T Study Group 13 Next Generation Networks Brian Moore
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Terms of reference </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights of achievements / Projects / FGs </li></ul><ul><li>Future work </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemental slides </li></ul>
  3. 3. Terms of Reference <ul><li>Responsible for studies relating to the architecture, evolution and convergence of next-generation networks (NGN) including frameworks and functional architectures, signalling requirements for NGN, NGN project management coordination across study groups and release planning, implementation scenarios and deployment models, network and service capabilities, interoperability, impact of IPv6, NGN mobility and network convergence and public data network aspects </li></ul><ul><li>Lead Study Group for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Next Generation Networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Satellite aspects </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Highlights of achievements (I) <ul><li>During the study period, Study Group 13 examined 1437 contributions and drew up 59 new or revised Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>12 Recommendations currently under AAP or TAP </li></ul><ul><li>NGN project management and coordination has been expanded </li></ul><ul><li>Progress has been achieved in areas of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Packet based network studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NGN functional architecture, mobility and security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service requirements and scenarios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QoS and OAM </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Highlights of achievements (I I ) <ul><li>Lead study group responsibilities for NGN and satellite aspects have been carried out </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NGN JCA and NGN GSI established </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICG-SAT has achieved its purpose is now proposed to be closed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Study Group 13 has managed Focus Groups on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Next Generation Networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPTV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Communications Architectures </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Focus Group NGN - Key Facts <ul><li>Focus Group NGN established: June 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>9 face-to-face meetings: every 2 months </li></ul><ul><li>Contributions received: 1206 </li></ul><ul><li>Average participation : 130 </li></ul><ul><li>Deliverables: 31 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scope, service requirements, capabilities 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QoS 9 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QoS control 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource admission control 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Migration 3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Functional architecture 7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FPBN 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Terminated: Dec. 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Work continues within: NGN-GSI (Core SGs 11, 13, 19) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Focus Group IPTV - Key Facts <ul><li>FG IPTV established: April 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>7 face-to-face meetings: Every 2,5 months </li></ul><ul><li>Contributions received: 1101 </li></ul><ul><li>Average participation: 178 </li></ul><ul><li>Deliverables: 20 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture and requirements 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QoS and performance 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network control 3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End systems and interoperability 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Middleware and application platforms 5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Terminology 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Terminated: Jan. 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Work continues within : IPTV-GSI (Core SGs 9, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Focus Group OCAF - Key Milestones <ul><li>OCAF established as industry consortium: March 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Announced as ITU-T focus group: July 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>OCAF published CGOE reference model: May 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>ITU-T Question Q.16/13 approved: July 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>OCAF transferred 3 component descriptions to SG 13: Jan. 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>ITU-T approved Recommendations: March 2007 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Y.2901 CGOE Framework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Y.2902 CGOE Components </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OCAF transferred 22 component descriptions to SG 13: April 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Focus Group OCAF terminated: Jan. 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Work continues within Question 16/13: ongoing </li></ul>
  9. 9. Future Work (I) <ul><li>The focus of the ongoing work will be to complete the NGN standards programme and to study ‘beyond NGN’ </li></ul><ul><li>Study group 13 has developed 17 new / revised questions covering the following areas of competence: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content distribution networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ad hoc networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Common functions </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Future Work (I I ) <ul><li>Which in turn can be classified into areas of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Service and functional requirements and service scenarios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Functional architectures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanisms and procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deployment scenarios </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NGN project management will likely continue to be needed due to the wide ranging scope of the NGN related studies </li></ul>
  11. 11. Conclusion (I) <ul><li>The 2005–2008 study period has been an important and successful period for the development in ITU-T of NGN global standards which are the core of the evolving telecommunications networks meeting market needs of service providers and vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Study Group 13 has played an important part in this success and believes that the work programme covered by the proposed new and revised questions will enable the ITU-T to continue provide the lead in the evolving ‘NGN and beyond’ studies </li></ul>
  12. 12. Conclusion (II) <ul><li>Study Group 13 has pioneered new working methods for management and coordination of large ‘projects’ spanning many study groups which have been successful and are being adopted in other work areas </li></ul><ul><li>These have involved other SDOs who have worked with the ITU-T in the development of the NGN standards through participation e.g. in the JCAs </li></ul>
  13. 13. Supplemental Slides <ul><li>Management team </li></ul><ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops (with SG 13 leadership / participation) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Management Team (I) Canada Joe ZEBARTH USA Neal SEITZ Germany Helmut SCHINK Japan Naotaka MORITA Korea (Rep. of) Chae-Sub LEE France Olivier LE GRAND China Lintao JIANG Syria Haitham CHEDYAK Vice-Chairmen United Kingdom Brian W. MOORE Chairman
  15. 15. Management Team (II) NGN-GSI Tatiana Kurakova Assistant Gabrielle Regan Counsellor Georges Sebek TSB WP 4/13 Neal SEITZ WP 3/13 Naotaka MORITA WP 2/13 Chae-Sub LEE Chairmen WP 1/13 Helmut SCHINK WP
  16. 16. Study Group Structure <ul><li>WP 1/13 , Project management and coordination ITU-T NGN project , NGN terminology and future of packet-based networks </li></ul><ul><li>WP 2/13 , Functional architecture and mobility NGN architecture based on service requirements, including mobility and security. IPv6 and satellite issues </li></ul><ul><li>WP 3/13 , Service requirements and scenarios NGN and other service requirements and their deployment scenarios. Issues on migration to NGN and interworking </li></ul><ul><li>WP 4/13, QoS and OAM </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of service and operation and management aspects of NGN </li></ul><ul><li>Joint coordination groups (JCA-NGN, JCA-IPTV) </li></ul><ul><li>Focus groups (FG NGN, FG IPTV, FG OCAF)* </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>* all terminated </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Leadership for SG 13-related other groups (I) <ul><li>JCA-NGN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Convener: Brian W. MOORE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represented: TSAG, SGs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, ATIS, ETSI, CCSA, IETF, ISACC, TIA, TTA, TTC, ISO/IEC JTC 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>JCA-IPTV </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Convener: Brian W. MOORE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represented: TSAG, SGs 2, 3, 4, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, ATIS, IEC TC 100, ISO/IEC JTC 1 </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Leadership for SG 13-related other groups (II) <ul><li>FG IPTV (Established 2006-04; Terminated 2008-01) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chairman: Ghassem KOLEYNI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vice-Chairmen: Simon JONES, Chae-Sub LEE, Duo LIU </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FG NGN (Established 2004-05; Terminated 2005-12) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chairman: Chae-Sub LEE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vice-Chairmen: Dick KNIGHT, Neal SEITZ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FG OCAF (Established 2004-05; Terminated 2008-01) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chairman: Joe ZEBARTH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vice-Chairman: Bruce ANTHONY </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Statistics (I) <ul><li>94 rapporteur group meetings held (stand-alone or during GSI events) </li></ul><ul><li>1437 contributions received </li></ul><ul><li>8 SG meetings held </li></ul><ul><li>3 WP 1, 2, 3, 4 meetings held </li></ul><ul><li>6 NGN-GSI events held (rapporteur groups) </li></ul><ul><li>4 IPTV-GSI events held (rapporteur groups) </li></ul><ul><li>Max/Min/Average SG participants: 257/146 /217 </li></ul>
  20. 20. Statistics (II) <ul><li>59 New/Revised Recommendations approved, plus 12 Recommendations determined or consented </li></ul><ul><li>14 Questions assigned by WTSA-04 </li></ul><ul><li>2 New or revised Questions during study period </li></ul><ul><li>17 Questions proposed for next period </li></ul>
  21. 21. Workshops (I) <ul><li>NGN Technical Workshop , Jeju, Korea, 14-15 March 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>ITU-T Workshop on NGN in collaboration with IETF , Geneva, 1-2 May 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>ITU Seminar on Standardization of the NGN and ICT Services Development , Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 5-7 July 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>ITU-T Training Seminar on NGN, Transmission and Network Management , Tehran, Iran, 25-28 July 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>NGN Industry Event , Gatwick, England, 18 November 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop on Next Generation Network Technology and Standardization , Las Vegas, USA, 19-20 March 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>ITU-T Workshop on NGN and its Transport Networks Kobe, Japan, 20 to 21 April 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop &quot;Next Generation Network“ , Hanoi, Viet Nam, 15-16 May 2006 </li></ul>
  22. 22. Workshops (II) <ul><li>ITU-T/ITU-D Workshop &quot;Standardization and Development of Next Generation Networks“ , Dar es Salam, Tanzania, 3-5 October 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>ITU-T IPTV Global Technical Workshop , Seoul, Republic of Korea, 12-13 October 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>ITU-T/OGF Workshop on NGN and Grids , Geneva, 23-24 October 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop “Satellites in NGN?” , Montreal, Canada, 13 July 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop on Multimedia in NGN , Geneva, 10-11 September 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Open Standards for IPTV: Is There a Way Forward? , Webinar, 7 May 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Innovations in NGN - ITU-T Kaleidoscope Academic Conference Geneva, Switzerland, 12–13 May 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop on IPv6 Geneva, Switzerland, 4–5 September 2008 </li></ul>
  23. 23. Acknowledgements <ul><li>Leading Study Group 13 over the past four years has again been a stimulating and challenging task and all involved in the study group can be proud of their achievements. </li></ul><ul><li>I would especially like to thank the vice-chairmen for their faithful and very dedicated support to the Study Group 13 management team and the TSB staff, particularly Georges Sebek and Gabrielle Regan for their guidance and tremendous support behind the scenes. </li></ul><ul><li>Also I would like to thank all the rapporteurs, associate rapporteurs and editors who had served in these very important roles during the study period. </li></ul><ul><li>Finally I would like to wish the new management team every success in the future ‘NGN and beyond’ studies. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Thank you! <ul><li>B W Moore MSc BSc CEng FIET </li></ul><ul><li>Brian Moore has been working in the telecoms standardisation field for over thirty five years and has held many chairmanships in CEPT, ETSI and the ITU in the area of network standards. He has been involved in standards development for data networks, signalling systems, the ISDN and Next Generation Networks. He was earlier involved in Study Group 7 (VII), Study Group 11 (XI) where he led the Signalling System No 7 Experts Group and Study Group 18 (XVIII) where he was chairman of the Signalling Working Party. Since 1993 he has been chairman of Study Group 13. </li></ul><ul><li>Brian, after a career of over thirty years with British Telecom has for the past thirteen years been a consultant. </li></ul>