About ETSI

  • ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, broadcast and Internet technologies. Our standards enable the technologies on which business and society rely. For example, our standards for GSM™, DECT™, Smart Cards and electronic signatures have helped to revolutionize modern life all over the world.
  • We are officially recognized by the European Union as a European Standards Organization.
  • We are a not-for-profit organization with more than 750 member organizations worldwide, drawn from 63 countries and five continents. Members include the world’s leading companies and innovative R&D organizations.
  • We are at the forefront of emerging technologies. We address the technical issues which will drive the economy of the future and improve life for the next generation.

Our presentation, ‘Welcome to the World of Standards’, provides a concise overview of ETSI and what we offer our members.

The Annual Report

Our Annual Report provides an overview of our activities during the last year.

The Work Programme 

Our Work Programme provides an overview of the standards we are currently developing.

The ETSI Seminar

The ETSI Seminar is an intensive two-day course on ETSI, its organization, structure and ways of working. It is run twice a year (June and December), is open to all and free to attend.