ABSTRACT

Information Technology Progress Impact Task Force Report on Convergence   [open pdf - 130KB]

This report identifies implications of Convergence (as defined in Section 1.3) for existing NS/EP priority services, and examines evolving network technologies and capabilities that could assist in satisfying existing NS/EP functional requirements in an NGN environment. This report recommends that the President, in accordance with responsibilities and existing mechanisms established by Executive Order 12472, Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications Functions, direct the appropriate departments and agencies, in coordination with industry, to-- promptly determine precise functional NS/EP requirements for Convergence and the NGN, and ensure that relevant NS/EP functional requirements are conveyed to standards bodies and service providers during NGN standards development and implementation.

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2000-05
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