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ETSI New Specifications on Scenarios for Emergency Communications in Disasters

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.

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TSDSI India signs cooperation agreement with ETSI

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.

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Wireless Media Distribution beyond 2020: ETSI, EBU and the way ahead

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.

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ETSI hosts successful first ever remote Small Cell LTE Plugfest interoperability test

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.

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ETSI welcomes a resolute and pragmatic Digital Single Market strategy

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.

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European Parliament makes eCall mandatory from 2018

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.

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TCG and ETSI establish Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on Telecommunications Standards

Sophia Antipolis, 5 May 2015

Collaboration to Help Ensure Secure Telecommunications Infrastructure and Mobile Services

The Trusted Computing Group and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute announced today that they recently agreed to collaborate on the development of international standards for a secure global telecommunications infrastructure.

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ETSI renews focus on IPv6

Sophia Antipolis, 27 April 2015

IP6 Industry Specification Group to help stakeholders adopt IPv6 and anticipate IPv4 address exhaustion

ETSI’s newly established IP6 Industry Specification Group (ISG), created to focus on better IPv6 integration and deployment, held its kickoff meeting on 22-23 April at ETSI, Sophia Antipolis, France.

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ETSI launches Quantum Safe Cryptography specification group

Sophia Antipolis, 30 March 2015

ETSI has launched a new Industry Specification Group on Quantum Safe Cryptography (ISG QSC) with the first meeting held at ETSI on 24-26 March 2015.

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ETSI strengthens collaboration with Global ICT Standardization Forum for India

Sophia Antipolis, 25 March 2015

ETSI and GISFI, the Global ICT Standardization Forum for India (www.gisfi.org) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to align their work on development, promotion and education concerning ICT standardization in India.

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