ETSI is a founding partner of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC).
The GSC brings together the world’s leading telecommunications and radio standards organizations to share information in a number of important technical areas.
The aim is to promote global standards collaboration in these areas of common interest by:
- enhancing co-operation
- facilitating the exchange of information on standards development
- building synergies
- reducing duplication
GSC meets approximately once a year.
The GSC-18 meeting was hosted by ETSI in Sophia Antipolis, France from 22 to 23 July 2014.
The GSC-19 meeting was hosted by ITU in Geneva, Switzerland, from 15 to 16 July 2015.
The last GSC-20 meeting was hostd by TSDSI in New Delhi, India, from 26 to 27 April 2016.
The next GSC-21 meeting will be held in September 2017, hosted by IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA).
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) holds the documents from past GSC meetings.
The present membership is represented by the following organizations:
ARIB - Association of Radio Industries and Business - Japan
ATIS - Alliance for Telecommunications Industry - USA
CCSA - China Communications Standards Association - China
ETSI - European Telecommunications Standards Institute - Europe
- IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission
- IEEE-SA - IEEE Standards Association
- ISO - International Organization for Standardization
ITU - International Telecommunication Union - International
TTC - Telecommunication Technology Committee - Japan
TIA - Telecommunications Industry Association - USA
- TSDSI - Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India
TTA - Telecommunication Technology Association - Korea