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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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ETSI Summit on Critical and Emergency Communications explores solutions to make the world safer for all

Sophia Antipolis, 26 November 2014

The ETSI summit on critical and emergency communications, held on 20 November in ETSI’s newly extended amphitheatre in Sophia Antipolis, attracted participants from many sectors. Regulators, public authorities, users, analysts, standard organizations and industry associations gave insights of their expertise and shared their own experiences in the provision of critical and emergency communications, or in using these technologies to save lives.

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ETSI renews leadership team, appoints Mr. Simon Hicks as General Assembly Chairman

Sophia Antipolis, 20 November 2014

At their 64th General Assembly held on 18-19 November 2014, ETSI members have appointed Mr. Simon Hicks of the UK government Digital Economy Unit as Chairman of the ETSI General Assembly, for a two-year term of office.

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ETSI issues new specification for embedded communication modules for machine to machine communications

Sophia Antipolis, 18 November 2014

ETSI’s Industry Specification Group (ISG) for Surface Mount Technique (SMT) has released its group specification for embedded communication modules for machine to machine communications.

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