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Sophia Antipolis, 12 April 2016

New open source NFV initiative settles leadership and structures, plans Release 0 within two months

The ETSI Open Source MANO (OSM) group successfully completed its inaugural meeting at ETSI in Sophia Antipolis, France, to lay the technical and community engagement foundations for the group’s 2016 roadmap.


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Sophia Antipolis, 31 March 2016

Exclusive event includes special focus on HetNet and SON configurations / Tests enable interoperability and drive effective small cell ecosystem / Integration with unlicensed spectrum also included in the available tests

Small Cell Forum, in partnership with ETSI, is to stage its fourth small cell LTE Plugfest in Naples in June. Taking place in TIM specialist labs, the Plugfest will enable key players and suppliers in the small cell marketplace to test their products and solutions for interoperability and reliability in mixed vendor environments.


Sophia Antipolis, 21 March 2016

Next release to incorporate security and interworking across IoT device ecosystems

ETSI has announced today that it has published the complete set of updated oneM2M Release 1 specifications. oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT), and of which ETSI is a founding partner, recently issued updated editions of its Release 1 global specifications.


Sophia Antipolis, 14 March 2016

Improving emergency communications in Europe!

The first Next Generation 112 (NG112) Emergency Communications PlugtestsTM in Europe is launched today by ETSI and its Emergency Telecommunications (EMTEL) special committee and EENA (the European Emergency Number Association). The aim of the event is to trial independently and jointly all components of the 112 communication chain based on next generation networks.




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Sophia Antipolis, 22 February 2016

Open Source MANO will deliver an Open Source NFV Management and Orchestration software stack

A new ETSI group has commenced development of Open Source software for Management and Orchestration (MANO) of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). The open source implementation will be aligned with ETSI’s NFV Industry Specification Group (ISG).


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Sophia Antipolis, 26 January 2016

ETSI has opened a new Industry Specification Group to commence work on Next Generation Protocols, looking at evolving communications and networking protocols to provide the scale, security, mobility and ease of deployment required for the connected society of the 21st century. The first meeting of this group took place on 21 January 2016, and was hosted by BSI, the UK National Standards Organization, at their offices in London.


Louisville, Colorado, 15 January 2016

First multi-organization workshop bringing the NFV community together

This week ETSI’s Industry Specification Group for Network Functions Virtualisation (ETSI NFV) convened a ground-breaking industry workshop to align cloud-centric initiatives and network-centric initiatives to ensure successful realization of NFV through automation.