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Posted Previously

  • IEEE ComSoc Communications Magazine Feature Topic issue on Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) was published in January, 2011.

  • Final ARECI Report (Availability and Robustness of Electronic Communications Infrastructure) is posted on the European Commission website. In the report, “special appreciation”  is expressed to CQR for the support

The Technical Committee on Communications Quality & Reliability (CQR)* focuses on and advocates worldwide communications quality and reliability on behalf of, and within, the IEEE Communications Society. CQR serves as the catalyst for global awareness and the exchange of information relative to technical and management-related aspects of communications quality and reliability. 
*formerly known as the Quality Assurance Management Committee (QAMC) 
Policies and Procedures
April 14, 2016 Version
  • Power & Environment, Rome, Italy, Tuesday, October 3, 2006

  • Network & Payload, London, U.K., Friday, October 6, 2006

  • Hardware& Software, Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, October 11, 2006

  • Policy & Human, Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, November 15, 2006

  • CQR Technical Symposia in IEEE GLOBECOMs and ICCs





May 23-27, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

December 4-8, Washington D.C., USA


May 21-25, Paris, France

December 4-8, Singapore


May 20-24, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

December 9-13, Abu Dhabi, UAE


May 20-24, Shanghai, China

December 9-13, Waikoloa, Big Island, Hawaii


June 8-11, Dublin, Ireland

(In Asia Pacific, to be selected)


Technical Committee Meeting Minutes

The CQR Technical Committee holds 3 regular meetings each year aligned with CQR Workshop, ICC and GLOBECOM.
To view the meeting material, please visit the
TC Meeting Minutes page

Chairman's Award

Established in 2004, the CQR Chairman's Awards recognize individuals with the following qualifications:

  • sustained contributions in the field of Quality, Reliability & Security of communications services, networks or systems; 

  • a demonstration of the core value of a professional society- adding value to others; and 

  • integrity consistent with that of a role model. 

For a list of the award recipients, please visit the CQR Chairman's Awards page

Best Paper Awards Awards for best papers of annual workshops since 2008


Officers of Current Term: 2016 - 2017
Professional Reference
An "electronic handbook" compiled and maintained by CQR as a reference for the telecommunications professional, providing definitions, metrics, world-class performance levels, and best practices. 


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Last updated on Tuesday, July 19, 2016