FW: Notice of Meeting and Call for Contributions on new ITU quest ion on Internet Gateway Equipment

Tom-PT Taylor Tom-PT.Taylor.taylor at NT.COM
Thu Jan 7 12:16:17 EST 1999

Just FYI, in case you are not subscribed to the ITU-based e-mail reflectors
of SG16.  Actually, there was a *very* lucky hand involved in picking
the date.


>From: Jerry Skene <Jerry.Skene at tellabs.com>
>To: sigtran at BayNetworks.COM, list iptel
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>Subject: Notice of Meeting and Call for Contributions on new ITU question
>       on Internet Gateway Equipment
>Date: Thu, 7 Jan 1999 10:40:34 -0500
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>Notice of Meeting and Call for Contributions on new ITU question on
>Internet Gateway Equipment
>In October, the Telecommunications Standardization Bureau of the
>International Telecommunications Union, (ITU-T) Study Group 15
>(Transport Networks, Systems and Equipment)approved a new Question
>dealing with interconnection equipment between the GSTN and IP Networks.
>The first meeting of this new Question (Q21/15)will be held in
>conjunction with the Study Group 15/Working Party 2 interim meeting on
>16 - 19 February, 1999.
>ITU members can find the full text of the question on the ITU Informal
>FTP Area, at:
>Note that this site is password protected, and is accessible to ITU
>members only.
>Non-ITU members can find the text of the Question at:
>This message is a call for contributions on this important new work. The
>goal of
>the February meeting is to establish working methods for the Question,
>the baseline structure for the Recommendation, a timetable for
>completion of the work, and to begin
>drafting text.
>The Recommendation being developed in this Question will be of interest
>to the following parties:
>- GSTN telephony carriers interfacing or planning to interface their
>networks to the Internet
>- Internet Service Providers carrying or planning to carry telephony
>traffic originating or terminating on the GSTN
>- Network equipment vendors providing or developing Internet
>Telephony interface equipment
>Meeting Registration
>ITU and interested non-ITU members may attend this meeting. Details on
>registration for the interim meeting may be obtained from the host, Tom
>Oshidari [toshidari at ditechcorp.com]. The venue for the meeting is the
>Sheraton on Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco. The meeting will be one
>day long, and will be held during the week of February 15-19. The
>specific day will be known by January 15.
>If you plan to attend this meeting, please let the Rapporteur, Mr. Jerry
>Skene and the host, Mr. Oshidari know. If you plan to submit a
>contribution on this topic, please email it to the Rapporteur, and it
>will be included in the discussion.
>If you are a non ITU member, you are most welcome to attend and to
>submit contributions. Please contact the rapporteur for guidance on

>To ensure proper consideration of a contribution, the title of the
>contribution must be received by the rapporteur no later than January 8,
>Jerry Skene   Rapporteur, Q21/15
>Jerry Skene              | Tellabs, Inc.
>Director,                | 45085 University Drive
>International Standards  | Ashburn, VA 20147.2745 USA
>tel:+1 703 724-7302      | URL: www.tellabs.com
>fax: +1 703 724-7202     | email: jerry.skene at tellabs.com
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