Next Forum

Mar 24, 2009 (LBO) – Sri Lanka will host an international telecom forum of network standardization in April together with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the Commonwealth Telecommunications Union (CTO), the telecom regulator said. The forum will discuss trends and the future of networks within the context of sharing experiences on the standardization, architecture, design, development and deployment of NGN technology. The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRC) said the ‘Next Generation Networks Standardization Forum’ will run from April 07 to April 10.

TRC director general Priyantha Kariyapperuma says next generation networks (NGN) allows multiple services to be delivered through one network using internet protocol.

The conference will focus on the major advancement via standardization in the context of the convergence of voice, data and internet services in the Asian region, Kariyapperuma said.

The forum will bring together experts from the ITU, officials from the government and regulatory agencies.

Industry leaders who are actively involved in the approval, monitoring, manufacturing, planning and deployment of next generation communications equipment and services, will also participate.