This liaison statement informs you about the current state and the plans of
the NGN Management Focus Group (NGNMFG).
This focus group was established in September 2004 to organize and undertake a
centralized approach regarding specification of NGN Management related to
FCAPS interfaces, in particular to support NGN Release 1. Under the provisions
of ITU-T Recommendation A.7, the NGNMFG was organized under the sponsorship of
Since its inception, the NGNMFG has worked on its main deliverable, the NGN
Management Roadmap. Recently version 3.1 was completed.
The NGNMFG reported about the progress of its activities to the February 2007
SG 4 meeting. At this meeting, SG 4, decided to continue the NGNMFG under
modified terms of reference, justified in part by the need for additional
The most recent version of the Roadmap document and the terms of reference
under which the NGNMFG will continue its operation (v5.0) are available from
the public part of the ITU-T SG 4 website:
In order to support the role of the NGN Management Roadmap document as a
complete and comprehensive set of NGN Management specifications, you are
kindly requested to bring any related specification activities in your
organizations to the attention of the NGNMFG.
Any participants of your organization that are interested in NGNMFG activities
and documentation are invited to register as indicated at the aforementioned