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The ITU Approves H.323 Version 7

November 6, 2009

At the closing plenary meeting of ITU-T Study Group 16 today, the ITU approved a new revised version of Recommendation ITU-T H.323. H.323 is the most widely-deployed IP-based multimedia communication system in the world, used in videoconferencing, telepresence systems, and by service providers for international VoIP calls.

In addition to completing the work on H.323, several other related Recommendations were approved. A summary of the new features is available on Packetizer.