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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.


ETSI organizes the first TeraFlowSDN Hackfest during Network X in Amsterdam

Sophia Antipolis, 21 October 2022

ETSI organized the first TeraFlowSDN Hackfest during the Network X event in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on 20 October. With the support of the European Commission (EC) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) the Hackfest brought together 25 developers eager to get a first hands-one experience with the software developed by TeraFlowSDN, the open source group created by ETSI in May this year.


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ETSI IoT week highlights how ICT standards can help sustainability

Sophia Antipolis, 17 October 2022

Last week ETSI hosted the 2022 ETSI IoT Week event, focused on “Pursuing the Digital and Green Transformation”. 52 speakers from industry, research, universities, cities and other SDOs demonstrated, with concrete examples, how ICT standards can help reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the European Green Deal to an audience from 22 countries around the world.


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ETSI Event: How to teach the Next Generation of ICT Standards People

Sophia Antipolis, 12 October 2022

On 6 October, ETSI organized its first workshop dedicated to present the full teaching material for ICT standardization, available from our website. The ETSI education about standardization programme started in 2016. This event was addressed to educators at university level and professionals. The audience comprised national standards organizations, university professors and Intellectual Property experts.



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ETSI releases new Report on IPv6-based Blockchain

Sophia Antipolis, 31 August 2022

ETSI has just released ETSI GR IPE 012, a new IPv6 Enhanced innovation (IPE) Group Report “IPv6-based Blockchain”. The report outlines how IPv6 can be utilized by blockchain networks to secure direct peer-to-peer payments between end users, as well as the potential future role of IPv6 as vital infrastructure, supporting the blockchain.


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Testing of trustworthy systems. Register now for the ETSI UCAAT event!

Sophia Antipolis, 25 July 2022

The well-established UCAAT event addresses the practical challenges of testing and test automation faced by industry today. UCAAT 2022 will be hosted by Siemens in Munich on 13-15 September. Registration is now open. Join us!


ETSI eSignature testing event helps industry to comply with EU regulation

Sophia Antipolis, 22 July 2022

With the eIDAS Regulation, European Union Member States have put in place the necessary technical means to process electronically signed documents that are required when using an online service offered by, or on behalf of, a public sector body. In order to ensure that the cross-border dimension works in practice, testing needs to be done to mutually check Member States’ signatures against their existing digital signature validation applications.


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ETSI releases new specification on Quality of Service for F5G

Sophia Antipolis, 20 June 2022

The ETSI's 5th-Generation Fixed Network group (F5G ISG) has released a new specification, ETSI GS F5G 005 on “High-Quality Service Experience Factors”. This specification studies the end-to-end Quality of Experience (QoE) factors for services over the broadband network. High QoE reflects the overall performance of services from the end user's perspective. It also analyses the general factors that impact service performance and identifies the overall high-QoE dimensions for each service, mainly using Virtual Reality (VR) as a benchmark for F5G applications.


Sophia Antipolis, 13 June 2022

The 2nd FRMCS PlugtestsTM event, organized remotely by ETSI with the support of the European Commission, EFTA, TCCA and UIC from 16 to 20 May 2022, has concluded with a success rate of 95% of the executed tests.

ETSI Plugtests events are essential to ensure seamless access to mission critical services across different vendors’ products and implementations. The MCX ETSI Plugtests series is the first independent testing of public safety and other mission critical LTE services. The MCX services are the basis for the Future Rail Mobile Communications System (FRMCS), and tests are based on the MCX (collectively for MCPTT, MCVideo and MCData services) framework.