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First ETSI NFV API conformance test event in remote mode

Sophia Antipolis, 10 May 2019

From February 4 to April 15, 2019, ETSI organized a remote NFV API Plugtests® event with the support of its Centre for Testing and Interoperability. The Remote NFV API Plugtests was not only the first to be entirely remote; it was also the first entirely dedicated to the testing of NFV APIs.


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ETSI launches a new group on information exchange between maritime surveillance authorities

Sophia Antipolis, 3 May 2019

ETSI has recently launched a new Industry Specification Group on a European Common Information Sharing Environment Service and Data Model (ISG CDM). The ETSI group will define technical standards to allow data exchange among different maritime legacy systems in a cooperative network. Enhancing information exchange between maritime surveillance authorities is one of the key strategic objectives of the European Union under the Integrated Maritime Policy with increased coordination between different policy areas (transport, environmental protection, fisheries control, border control, general law enforcement, customs and defence).


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oneM2M announced as the “Top IoT Standards Body of the Year”

Sophia Antipolis, 9 April 2019

On April 8, winners for the 7th Annual Compass Intelligence Awards in IoT, Mobile, and Emerging Tech were announced. oneM2M was the winner in the category “Top IoT Standards Body of the Year”. ETSI is a founding partner of the oneM2M partnership project, along with 6 other standards bodies, ARIB, ATIS, CCSA, TTA, TTC and TIA. TSDSI joined the project in 2015.


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ETSI Artificial Intelligence Summit puts things into perspective

Sophia Antipolis, 5 April 2019

Luis Jorge Romero, the ETSI Director-General, opened the day’s proceedings by recognizing the quantity of “natural intelligence” attending the ETSI summit on AI. Dirk Weiler, the ETSI Board Chairman, launched the debate by asking the provocative question to the audience: “does AI really need standardization?”.


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2019 ETSI Fellows unveiled at General Assembly award ceremony

Sophia Antipolis, 3 April 2019

On 2 April during the 73rd General Assembly dinner, ETSI unveiled its three 2019 ETSI Fellows for their outstanding contribution to ETSI’s work. Awards were granted to Roberto Macchi, David Chater-Lea and Friedhelm Hillebrand.

The award ceremony took place in the beautiful Domaine de Barbossi, a resort comprising high class hotel and restaurants, a golf and tennis course and a country club, located in Mandelieu la Napoule on the Côte d’Azur.


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ETSI re-elects Director-General Luis Jorge Romero

Sophia Antipolis, 2 April 2019

During their 73rd General Assembly, 2-3 April 2019, ETSI members re-elected the current ETSI Director-General Mr. Luis Jorge Romero with an overwhelming majority on the first ballot.


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22nd Global Standards Collaboration meeting convenes world’s leading standards bodies in Montreux, Switzerland

Sophia Antipolis, 28 March 2019

The 22nd meeting of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC), a high-level gathering of the world’s leading information and communication technologies (ICT) standards organizations, took place from 26-27 March 2019, hosted by IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) in Montreux, Switzerland.  GSC members shared their priorities and focused on Smart Sustainable Cities and AI (Artificial Intelligence). 


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ETSI Licensed Shared Access specifications for a trial in Portugal to support 5G deployment

Sophia Antipolis, 27 March 2019

Spectrum usage in the mid-term will tend to focus more on spectrum sharing among the various radiocommunications systems, as a principle rather than as an exception and technological and regulatory solutions need to be found that allow for this implementation. With 5G coming soon, Licensed Shared Access (LSA) gives carriers new spectrum capabilities in the absence of incumbent.