ITU-T is the telecom standardization organization of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). It was previously known as CCITT, or Comité Consultatif International Téléphonique et Télégraphique (Consultative Committee for International Telegraphy and Telephony).

Table of contents
1 Series and Recommendations
2 See also
3 External links

Series and Recommendations

It issues recommendations that have names like X.500, where X is the series and 500 is a serial number.

Significant ITU-T series and recommendations are:

  • A - Organization of the work of ITU-T
  • B - Means of expression: definitions, symbols, classification,
  • C - General telecommunication statistics
  • D - General tariff principles
  • E - Overall network operation, telephone service, service operation and human factors
    • E.123 Notation for national and international telephone numbers
    • E.163 Numbering plan for the international telephone service
    • E.164 The international public telecommunication numbering plan
      • Supplement 2 - Number Portability
  • F - Non-telephone telecommunication services
  • G - Transmission systems and media, digital systems and networks
    • G.711 Audio compression (mu-law)
    • G.723.1 Audio compression
    • G.729 Audio compression
  • H - Audiovisual and multimedia systems
    • H.225.0 Also known as RTP
    • H.261 Video compression standard, circa 1991
    • H.263 Video compression standard, circa 1995
    • H.263v2 (a.k.a. H.263+) Video compression standard, circa 1998
    • H.264 Video compression standard (also known as MPEG-4 part 10)
    • H.323 Packet-based multimedia communications systems
      • Annex D - Real-time facsimile over H.323 systems
      • Annex G - Text conversation and Text SET
      • Annex J - Security for H.323 Annex F
      • Annex K - HTTP based service control transport channel in H.323
      • Annex M.1 - Tunnelling of signalling protocol (Qsig) in H.323
      • Annex M.2 - Tunneling of signalling protocol (Isup) in H.323
    • H.332 H.323 extended for loosely coupled conferences
  • I - Integrated services digital network (ISDN)
  • J - Transmission of television, sound programme and other multimedia signals
  • K - Protection against interference
  • L - Construction, installation and protection of cables and other elements of outside plant
  • M - TMN and network maintenance: international transmission systems, telephone circuits, telegraphy, facsimile and leased circuits
  • N - Maintenance: international sound programme and television transmission circuits
  • O - Specifications of measuring equipment
  • P - Telephone transmission quality, telephone installations, local line networks
  • Q - Switching and signalling
  • R - Telegraph transmission
  • S - Telegraph services terminal equipment
  • T - Terminals for telematic services
  • U - Telegraph switching
  • V - Data communication over the telephone network
    • V.1 Equivalence between binary notation symbols and the significant conditions of a two-condition code
    • V.24 List of definitions for interchange circuits between data terminal equipment (DTE) and data circuit terminating equipment (DCE) - equivalent to EIA RS 232
    • V.32 A family of 2-wire, duplex modems operating at data signalling rates of up to 9600 bit/s, full duplex for use on the general switched telephone network and on leased telephone-type circuits.
    • V.32bis A duplex modem operating at data signalling rates of up to 14 400 bit/s for use on the general switched telephone network and on leased point-to-point 2-wire telephone-type circuits, with fallback to 12000 bits/s.
    • V.34 is the ITU-T standard for full-duplex data communications up to 28,000 bit/s with fallback to lower speeds depending on the remote modem ant the conditions of the phone line.
    • V.42bis Data compression procedures for data circuit terminating equipment (DCE) using error correction procedures to try to ensure the transfer of error-free data, even over the noisiest telephone lines. Ratified by CCITT in January 1990.
    • V.90 A digital modem and analogue modem pair for use on the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) at data signalling rates of up to 56 000 bit/s downstream and up to 33 600 bit/s upstream
    • V.92
  • X - Data networks and open system communication
    • X.1 International user classes of service in, and categories of access to, public data networks and Integrated Services Digital Networks (ISDNs)
    • X.10 Interface between Home Automation devices
    • X.21 Interface between Data Terminal Equipment and Data Circuit-terminating Equipment for synchronous operation on public data networks
    • X.25 Interface between Data Terminal Equipment (DTE) and Data Circuit-terminating Equipment (DCE) for terminals operating in the packet mode and connected to public data networks by dedicated circuit
    • X.110 International routing principles and routing plan for public data networks
    • X.121 International numbering plan for public data networks
    • X.200 Information technology - Open Systems Interconnection - Basic Reference Model: The basic model
    • X.208 Specification of Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1)
    • X.209 Specification of Basic Encoding Rules for Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1)
    • X.400 Message handling services: Message handling system and service overview
    • X.500 Information technology - Open Systems Interconnection - The Directory: Overview of concepts, models and services Common text with ISO/IEC
    • X.509 Information technology - Open Systems Interconnection - The Directory: Public-key and attribute certificate frameworks
  • Y - Global information infrastructure and Internet protocol aspects
  • Z - Languages and general software aspects for telecommunication systems

See also

External links