New Extension for Disabled People to the ETSI Mobile Emergency App Framework

Sophia Antipolis, 16 January 2023

The ETSI emergency communications technical committee has just released a specification for a Pan-European Mobile Emergency Application framework (PEMEA) Real-Time Text Extension. Real-Time Text (RTT) communications are used extensively by people with hearing and speech disabilities around the world. These systems convey letters as they are typed from the source to the destination.



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A successful European Standardization System

Sophia Antipolis, 20 December 2022

The European standardization system is a global success story. After the release of the European Standardization Strategy in 2022, it became clear that the work of standardization was growing in its role as an integral tool of the European Single Market.


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ETSI Mission Critical testing event reports a 96% success rate

Sophia Antipolis, 16 December 2022

The capabilities of Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT), Mission Critical Data (MCData) and Mission Critical Video (MCVideo) – together abbreviated as MCX services – were tested during the seventh MCX Plugtests™ from 07 November to 11 November 2022 at the University of Malaga (UMA). The MCX ETSI Plugtests series is the first independent testing of public safety and other mission critical services over LTE and 5G networks.


ETSI OSM launches Release THIRTEEN with a new scalable architecture for massive closed-loop operations

Sophia Antipolis, 15 December 2022

The ETSI Open Source MANO community is proud to announce OSM Release THIRTEEN, meeting the already established cadence of two releases per year, alternating between Long Term Support (LTS) releases such as Release TWELVE (2 years’ support) and Standard releases (6 months support).


ETSI TeraFlowSDN Wins Layer123 Network Transformation ‘Upstart of the Year’ Award

Sophia Antipolis, 7 December 2022

The ETSI TeraFlowSDN group (ETSI TFS), launched only six months ago, has won the ‘Upstart of the Year’ award at the Layer123 Network Transformation Awards ceremony, held at the prestigious Berkley Hotel in Knightsbridge, London, last night. This award also recognizes the ETSI strategy to provide new software development tools and practices to an evolving standardization ecosystem.


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ETSI General Assembly elects new Chair and Vice Chair

Sophia Antipolis, 1 December 2022

On 29 and 30 November, ETSI held its 80th General Assembly in Sophia-Antipolis, France. The agenda included the election of a new Chair and two Vice Chairs. The evening dinner, held at the prestigious Negresco hotel in Nice on the first night of the assembly, saw the celebration of the ETSI Fellowship Award Ceremony, honouring Members for their outstanding contributions to the Institute.


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ETSI workshop: improving Quality of Emerging Services for Speech and Audio

Sophia Antipolis, 23 November 2022

The ETSI STQ (Speech and multimedia Transmission Quality) Workshop that took place on 21-22 November 2022 in Bratislava (Slovakia) was hosted by Amazon. It focused on a user-centred perspective of the Quality of Emerging Services for Speech and Audio.

The event was attended by organizations providing a rich mix of inputs and perspectives from industry, regulators, and academia. Through presentations, discussions and professional networking, this STQ Workshop demonstrated a very high level of engagement by all participants, with stimulating interaction among all speakers and the audience.


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ETSI signs MoU with the OpenID Foundation

Sophia Antipolis, 25 October 2022

ETSI and the OpenID Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 12 September to contribute to the establishment of a global information infrastructure.


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ETSI signs MoU with the French organization for railway standardization

Sophia Antipolis, 24 October 2022

ETSI and the Bureau de normalisation ferroviaire (BNF), the French organization for railway standardization, have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding to structure and strengthen their relationship.