The National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) participates in of meeting of ITU-T Study Group 20: Internet of things (IoT) and smart cities and communities (SC&C) during the period from 13 until March 23, 2017, in Dubai – UAE. NTRA will also participate in Forum on Data Management: Transforming Data Into Value (Dubai, UAE, 12 March 2017) that will be held prior to the said SG20 meeting. Moreover, a Joint Coordination Activity on Internet of Things and Smart Cities and Communities (JCA-IoT and SC&C) will be held on the sidelines of this meeting on March 16, 2017.
It is worth mentioning that SG20 was established as per a decision issued by the Telecommunication Standardization Advisory Group (TSAG) at its meeting that was held in June 2015, and its title and tasks were modified was amended during World Standardization Assembly last held the state of Tunisia sister communications. NTRA took part in the formation of this study group with its established functions and mandates.