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Standardization experts discuss next steps in development of standards for smart energy grids

Brussels, 27 February 2015

The European Standardization Organizations – CEN, CENELEC and ETSI – have presented the results of their joint work to prepare and develop standards that will enable the deployment of flexible and efficient electricity networks, known as 'Smart Grids'. The three organizations have confirmed that they will continue to cooperate with the European Commission, the energy industry and other stakeholders in order to disseminate these results and promote the use of the identified standards. They will also facilitate the development of any further standards that may be needed.

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3rd Edition of ETSI UCAAT

Sophia Antipolis, 24 February 2015

International conference dedicated to advanced automated testing

ETSI has launched its 3rd international User Conference on Advanced Automated Testing, UCAAT, that will take place at Sophia Antipolis, from 20 to 22 October 2015.

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ETSI delivers Radio Access Networks energy efficiency measurement method

Sophia Antipolis, 17 February 2015

ETSI has just released for member vote ETSI Standard ES 203 228 that deals with the definition of metrics and methods to measure the energy efficiency performance of mobile radio access networks. It adopts an approach based on the measurement of such performance on small networks, for feasibility and simplicity purposes. This specification was developed jointly with ITU-T Study Group 5 and in liaison with 3GPPTM and GSMA.

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New ETSI Group on Millimetre Wave Transmission starts work

Sophia Antipolis, 23 January 2015

ETSI’s recently announced Industry Specification Group on millimetre Wave Transmission (ISG mWT) held its first meeting at ETSI on 14-15 January 2015 and immediately commenced work developing a set of five specifications.

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ETSI Network Functions Virtualisation completes first phase of work

Sophia Antipolis, 13 January 2015

Full set of NFV Phase 1 documents available for industry

ETSI’s Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) Industry Specification Group (ISG) has successfully completed Phase 1 of its work with the publication of 11 ETSI Group Specifications. These specifications build on the first release of ISG documents published in October 2013 and include an infrastructure overview, an updated architectural framework, and descriptions of the compute, hypervisor and network domains of the infrastructure. They also cover management and orchestration, security and trust, resilience and service quality metrics.

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ETSI delivers Technical Report on support of UHD video over powerline networks

Sophia Antipolis, 19 December 2014

ETSI’s Powerline Telecommunications Technical Committee (TC PLT) has published a Technical Report assessing new video distribution services in a connected home environment.

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New Industry Specification Group on Millimetre Wave Transmission at ETSI

Sophia Antipolis, 19 December 2014

ETSI has created a new Industry Specification Group (ISG) to work on millimetre Wave Transmission (mWT), with the first meeting taking place at ETSI on 14-15 January 2015.

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New ETSI Mobile-Edge Computing Industry Specification Group starts work

Sophia Antipolis, 12 December 2014

First meeting defines work programme, with first results expected next year

The first meeting of ETSI’s newly created Mobile-Edge Computing (MEC) Industry Specification Group (ISG) took place on 2-4 December 2014, hosted by Nokia Networks in Munich. The group has attracted 24 member and participant organizations, including network operators, vendors, technology suppliers and Content Delivery Network (CDN) providers.

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ETSI publishes European Standards for Intelligent Transport Systems

Sophia Antipolis, 5 December 2014

Now connected cars find their way in Europe

ETSI has just published two European Standards for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS): the specification of Cooperative Awareness Basic Service - EN 302 637-2, and the specification of Decentralized Environmental Notification Basic Service - EN 302 637-3. They define the message sets needed for running Cooperative ITS safety critical applications. Published as Technical Specifications in Release 1 of ETSI ITS, the ENs have been prepared taking into account feedback from Plugtests™ interoperability testing workshops organized by ETSI for the industry, as well as feedback from implementation. They were developed under Mandate 453 of the European Commission.

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ETSI Network Function Virtualization enters Phase 2

Sophia Antipolis, 4 December 2014

New leadership, organization, and renewed focus on implementation

The ETSI Network Functions Virtualization Industry Specification Group (NFV ISG) has completed its 8th meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, with over 200 participants kicking-off Phase 2 of the work.

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