Sophia Antipolis, 17 July 2015
ETSI participates in Global Standards Collaboration 19th meeting
Critical communications, the Internet of Things (IoT) and IMT-2020 – commonly referred to as 5G – were in focus at the 19th meeting of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC), a high-level gathering of the world’s leading information and communication technologies (ICT) standards bodies, hosted by ITU in Geneva, 15-16 July 2015.
Sophia Antipolis, 6 July 2015
ETSI, the leading ICT standards organization, held its Security Week from 22-26 June, with a Security Workshop followed by three thematic sessions. The sessions focused on machine-to-machine communications and the Internet of Things (M2M/IoT), security assurance in Intelligent Transport Systems and Electronic identification and trust services (eIDAS). The closing days of the week were dedicated to the meetings of two ETSI technical committees, TC CYBER and TC ESI (Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures), which exceptionally were open to non-members of ETSI.
Sophia Antipolis, 29 June 2015
ETSI welcomes the support by the European Council of 25 and 26 June 2015 for the Digital Single Market and the recognition that this initiative will greatly contribute to innovation, growth and jobs and spur the European economy as a whole.
Sophia Antipolis, 11 June 2015
On behalf of ETSI’s Technical Committee for Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures (TC ESI), ETSI’s Centre for Testing and Interoperability organized a remote PlugtestsTM interoperability event for PAdES, PDF digital Signatures, the ETSI specification for digital signatures for PDF documents, from 4 May to 5 June 2015.
Sophia Antipolis, 2 June 2015
Disaster situations often require additional emergency communications networks to be set up locally to enable responders (e.g. medical, rescue, care etc.) to coordinate their operations more effectively in the disaster area. To set up these networks efficiently, a standardized basis for estimating the capacity and other characteristics for communications by responders is highly desirable. This basis could then be used by many organizations including satellite network operators, equipment manufacturers and responders for design and development of systems, equipment and applications, not only for voice and data but also multimedia services.
Sophia Antipolis, 26 May 2015
On 28 April, the Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI) signed a cooperation agreement with ETSI, strengthening relations after the establishment of a first Letter of Intent to cooperate with ETSI in November 2014. Collaboration between the two standards organizations now happens at the level of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC) initiative where TSDSI is a full member. GSC fosters cooperation among standards organizations from different regions of the world to facilitate the exchange of information on standards development, build synergies and reduce duplication of work.
Sophia Antipolis, 13 May 2015
The world of broadcast and mobile industries came together on 6 May 2015 at ETSI to discuss the future: 5th Generation of mobile communications, enabling it to distribute broadcast media services to people on the move.
Sophia Antipolis, 11 May 2015
The Small Cell community saves time and money for product deployment
ETSI and Small Cell Forum organized the first remote Small Cell LTE Plugfest over two weeks, on 13-24 April 2015. This event was supported by the European Commission.
Sophia Antipolis, 7 May 2015
ETSI, an organization developing standards for ICT, digital products and services welcomes the Digital Single Market strategy of the European Commission and the overtures for collaborative efforts to implement the strategy.
Sophia Antipolis, 7 May 2015
2,500 lives per year expected to be saved throughout Europe with eCall
On 28 April 2015, the European Parliament adopted the legislation on eCall type approval requirements and made it mandatory for all new models of cars to be equipped with eCall technology from 31 March 2018 onward.