TIA-606-B addendum will harmonize with ISO/IEC standards

ANSI/TIA-606-B-1 will cover Automated Infrastructure Management, in harmony with ISO/IEC 14763-2-1 and ISO/IEC 18598.

The Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) TR-42.6 Engineering Committee on Telecommunications Infrastructure and Equipment Administration—the committee that developed the 606 series of standards—recently issued a call for interest for Addendum 1 to ANSI/TIA-606-B. The addendum, tentatively titled “Automation Infrastructure Management Systems,” will be produced in harmony with an existing international standard also covering the technology.

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“The purpose of this addendum,” the committee said, “is to update the core functions, auxiliary functions, and usage recommendations for automated infrastructure management (AIM) systems specified in TIA-606-B to harmonize with ISO/IEC 14763-2-1 Implementation and Operation of Custom Premises Cabling Part 2: Planning and Installation—Amendment for Inclusion of AIM Systems and ISO/IEC 18598 Automated Infrastructure Management (AIM) Systems—Requirements, Data Exchange and Applications.”

The TIA is looking for contributions to this standardization effort from all facets of the telecommunications-cabling industry. Those interested can email German Palangdao at standards@tiaonline.org.

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