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Accelerating european innovation: ICT research meets standards

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 4 December 2007 

ETSI and ERCIM, the Standardisation and ICT Research bodies, have co-signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch their future close collaboration.

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To Infinity ... and beyond ... 'Fusing Research with Standardization for Knowledge and Business'

Sophia Antipolis, 23rd November, 2007  

ETSI and ERCIM, the standardization and research bodies, are pleased to announce the first of a number of envisaged joint events, including futuristic workshops, seminars and meetings which aim to strengthen the links between standardization and research and have the support of the European Commission.

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'Standards, IPRs & Competition'. EU-China symposium a success in Beijing

Beijing, China, 1 November, 2007

Distinguished IPR experts, delegates and guests from all over the world declared the EU-China Symposium; 'Standards, IPRs & Competition', held in Beijing, China, 31 October a great success for all concerned.

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ETSI test event proves Interoperability between IMS Networks based on 3GPP and ETSI TISPAN Standards

TURIN, Italy - October 15th, 2007  

ETSI today announced the successful completion of an IMS NNI (Network-to-Network Interface) interoperability event based on publicly available test specifications.

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ETSI publishes mobile Satellite Digital Radio Standard

Sophia Antipolis,  22nd February 2007

The ETSI Technical Committee Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (TC SES) has developed a set of standards for the physical layer of Satellite Digital Radio (SDR) networks that will improve efficiency and encourage interoperability in the transmission of video, audio and data content directly to mobile receivers.

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ETSI IMS Interoperability event to be hosted by Telecom Italia

Sophia Antipolis, 16th July 2007

ETSI is pleased to announce an important event in the evaluation of IMS network interoperability which will take place at Telecom Italia, Turin, Italy from October 8th to 12th 2007, organized by the ETSI PlugtestsTM Service.

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Common IMS to be centred in the 3GPP Services Specification Group

NXTcomm, Chicago, Illinois 18th June 2007

The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPPTM) has reached agreement on how to proceed with Common IMS meeting the needs of the fixed, mobile, cable and broadband wireless communities.

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SIM card, handset and infrastructure Interoperability testing at ETSI

Sophia Antipolis, 12th June 2007

SIM card, handset and infrastructure testing has been successfully completed this week by ETSI Plugtests™ the interoperability service, in cooperation with SIMalliance.

A major part of the event was the SIM - Handset interoperability workshop, with operator deployment of new (U)SIM services now about to be launched, the workshop allowed companies to test - with partners and competitors - the behaviour of key USIM features in their products.

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Industry standards for safeguarding children

Sophia Antipolis, 11th June 2007

ETSI is set to make a major contribution to safeguarding young child users* of ICT products and services. In a report to the 'Safer Internet Programme' of the European Commission, ETSI Technical Committee Human Factors (HF) is calling on all industry players to become more 'child aware'.

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Testing the mix for GPON and DSL success

Sophia Antipolis, 16th May 2007

One of the largest and most successful triple-play testing events for both Gigabit Passive Optical Networks (GPON) and Digital Subscriber Line (including VDSL2 and ADSL2/2+) attracted over 150 engineers to the French city of Lannion from the 7th to 11th May 2007.

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