News release: On World Standards Day let’s #speakstandards!

News release: On World Standards Day let’s #speakstandards!
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Geneva, Switzerland - 2015-10-14 – You may not be aware that today 14 October is World Standards Day, but here are 5 reasons why you should. This year the theme is “Standards – The world’s common language” because International Standards:

1. Make communication across countries and technology possible

Imagine a world where your credit card would not fit into every cash machine or where you could not just stroll into a shop and find the right lightbulb for your lamp. A world without telephone codes, country and currency codes and access to the Internet.

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