From the French for the International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee. An International Telecommunications Union (United Nations) body that sets international standards for telecommunications.
now known as the ITU-T (for Telecommunication Standardization Sector of the International Telecommunications Union), is the primary international body for fostering cooperative standards for telecommunications equipment and systems. It is located in Geneva, Switzerland.
Comite Consultatif Internationale de Telegraphie et Telephonie This is an international committee based in Geneva, Switzerland, that recommends telecommunications standards, including the audio compression/decompression standards (codecs) and the famous V. standards for modem speed and compression (V.34 and so on). Although this organization changed its name to ITU-T (International Telecommunications Union-Telecommunication), the old French name is still sometimes used.
International Consultative Committee on Telecommunications and Telegraphy. The CCITT acronym comes from the French Commite' Consultatif International de Telegraphique et Telephonique. An international standards body. Known as the ITU-T since March 1, 1993.