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IEEE Standards Association and ETSI renew Memorandum of Understanding

PISCATAWAY, N.J., USA, and SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE, 19 November 2012

Agreement fosters continued collaboration and increases global visibility and coordination of standards.

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RCS VoLTE Interoperability Event 2012

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 15 November 2012

The MSF (MultiService Forum), in conjunction with event partners ETSI (European Telecoms Standards Institute) and GSMA (GSM Association)  announced today the successful completion of the first ever RCS (Rich Communications Suite) VoLTE (Voice over Long Term Evolution) Interoperability Event, publishing the results in the official event white paper.

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ETSI re-appoints General Assembly officials

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 15 November 2012

ETSI members have re-appointed Mr Dirk Weiler as chairman of the ETSI General Assembly for a second term of office. The vice-chairmen, Mr Klaus Tillmann and Mr Kari Marttinen, were also re-appointed to their positions.

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ETSI launches Cloud Standards Coordination

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 13 November 2012

ETSI launches a Cloud Standards Coordination initiative, and invites stakeholders to a kick-off workshop in Cannes on 4-5 December 2012.

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3rd ETSI M2M Workshop demonstrates maturity of M2M standards

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 9 November 2012

ETSI's 3rd M2M workshop and interoperability demonstrations, held on 23-25 October 2012, shows that ETSI's M2M specifications are already mature and adopted by industry.

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Leading ICT Standards Development Organizations Launch oneM2M

Bellevue, Washington, USA – 24 July 2012

New global organization will create technical specifications to ensure that Machine-to-Machine Communications can effectively operate on a worldwide scale.

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ETSI extends co-operation with ITU

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 12 July 2012

In a ceremony at the ITU headquarters in Geneva on 3 July, the ETSI Director General and the ITU Secretary General have signed a wide ranging Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutes.

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Stakeholders agree that more Europeans should be given opportunities to learn about standards and standardization

Brussels – 29 June 2012

There is broad agreement among business leaders, education professionals, governments and the EU institutions that more must be done to raise awareness and improve knowledge about standards and standardization.  This is the main conclusion of a conference on education about standardization that was held in Brussels today (29 June), jointly organised by the European Standards Organisations – CEN, CENELEC and ETSI.

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ETSI standards focus on energy efficiency and sustainability

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 28 June 2012

ETSI's first workshop on Energy Efficiency standardization, 20-21 June 2012 in Genoa, Italy, presented new approaches to developing more efficient telecommunications services and highlighted the sustainability benefits of greater use of ICT in society and industry.

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Cooperation between standards organisations of Europe and CIS

Brussels – 25 May 2012

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Euro-Asian Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification (EASC).  This agreement provides a basis for closer collaboration on various aspects of standardization, which will facilitate trade in goods and services between Europe and the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

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