ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs. ITU allocates global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develops the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strives to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide. OJSC MTT is a long-stand ITU member, having joined the union in 2006. ITU is committed to connecting all the world's people – wherever they live and whatever their means.
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series conferences.
Association of Document Electric Communications (ADEC) was established in 2000 to unite both non-profit or government entities and commercial structures (telecom operators and equipment manufacturers). The Association is based in Moscow (Russia). Its mission is to monitor the sphere of electronic document exchange and ensure the security of info flows. OJSC MTT is a significant member of the ADT.
The Internet of Things Association (IOTAS) is a flagship Russian multi-stakeholder-based IoT-driven non-profit organization. IOTAS operates as a platform for a region-wide expert dialogue on adoption of IoT/IIoT technology in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), bringing together experts from various industries keen to adopt the digital agenda, such as telecom, manufacturing, agriculture, transportation, energy, and utilities.
The LoRa Alliance is an open, nonprofit association that has grown to more than 500 members since its inception in March 2015, becoming the largest and fastest-growing alliance in the technology sector. Its members closely collaborate and share experiences to promote and drive the success of the LoRaWAN protocol as the leading open global standard for secure, carrier-grade IoT LPWAN connectivity. With the technical flexibility to address a broad range of IoT applications, both static and mobile, and a certification program to guarantee interoperability, LoRaWAN has already been deployed by major mobile network operators globally, with continuing wide expansion into 2018 and beyond.