Standards Organization


ISACC interfaces with most of the principal international standards-related bodies and is a member of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC) initiative that is comprised of the standards bodies listed below. Executives of these entities meet on a nominal 15-month interval to exchange information on major emerging areas of mutual interest and to discuss opportunities for a collaborative approach. This collaboration facilitates standards development to enable timely market deployment of new features and services. The GSC delegates also update each other on their accomplishments, current programs, and priorities specific to their regional needs.

The Participating Standards Organizations, or PSOs, that comprise the membership of the GSC are as follows:

ARIB   Association of Radio Industries and Businesses (Japan)
ATIS   Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (USA)
ETSI   European Telecommunications Standards Institute
ISACC   ICT Standards Advisory Council of Canada
ITU   International Telecommunication Union
TIA   Telecommunications Industry Association (USA)
TTA   Telecommunications Technology Association (Korea)
TTC   Telecommunications Technology Committee (Japan)

ISACC provides a pan-Canadian perspective and acts as a focal point for international cooperation with regional and global standards activities. ISACC currently has memoranda of understanding for cooperation with the following international organizations:

The following is a list of other international standards organizations



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