The Journal – detailed information


If you are not a member of the ITP but are interested in subscribing to The Journal, annual rates are £152 for the UK, £164 for Europe and £172 for the rest of the world, all including post and packaging.

Please address subscription orders to The Journal of The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals, Sunbury TE, Green Street, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex, TW16 6QJ, UK. Cheques should be drawn on a London bank and made payable to ‘The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals.


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Article Submission

Authors are encouraged to submit articles for publication in The Journal. Interested parties are advised to review the guidance notes prior to submitting articles. All articles submitted for publication are subject to approval by the Editorial Board of The Journal.


The entire content of The Journal of The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals is covered by general copyright, and permission from The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals is necessary for reprinting extracts.

Authorisation to photocopy items for internal or personal use, or the internal or personal use of specific clients, is granted by The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals for users registered with the Copyright Clearance Centre’s (CCC’s) Transactional Reporting Service, provided that the base fee of $5.00 per copy is paid directly to CCC, 27 Congress Street, Salem, MA01970, USA. For those organisations that have been granted a photocopy licence by CCC, a separate system of payment has been arranged. Payment is additionally required for copying of articles published prior to 1978.


Published quarterly by The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals, Sunbury TE, Green Street, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex TW16 6QJ. The Journal is printed in Great Britain by Alchemy Media Solutions Ltd


 Formerly The Post Office Electrical Engineers’ Journal Vols 1–74: April 1908–January 1982; British Telecommunications Engineering Vols 1–18: April 1982–October 1999 and The Journal of the Institution of British Telecommunications Engineers (IBTE) Vol 1 Part 1 (January–March 2000) to Vol 3 Part 2 (January–March 2002) and The Journal of The Communications Network (2002-2007)


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The information included within The Journal is provided on an “as is” basis and The Institute of Telecommunications Professionals makes no representations, warranties, or guarantees in respect of the accuracy, adequacy, reliability, completeness, suitability or applicability of the Information to a particular purpose. All warranties expressed or implied of any kind regarding the information including, without limitation, the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement are disclaimed and excluded by the fullest extent permitted by law. All parties making use of the information must rely on their own skill and judgement.

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