Posted by Claire Boyer 9566 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 25 August 2016

Major standards organizations from around the world agree to work together to help move cities faster to greater smartness

In the wake of the World Smart City Forum, which was held on 13 July 2016 in Singapore, representatives of IEC, ISO, ITU, IEEE, CEN-CENELEC and ETSI gathered for a meeting initiated by the IEC. This, meeting was a global first and part of an ongoing dialog among standards organizations.  The aim was to accelerate and better align Smart City standardization work, which is essential for successful Smart City deployment. Between 60% and 70% of humanity is expected to be living in urban environments by 2050. 


Posted by Sabine Dahmen-Lhuissier 9320 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 28 July 2016

Diego Lopez, Telefonica, elected as ETSI NFV Chairman from 1 August 2016

ETSI’s Industry Specification Group for Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) has renewed its leadership team and established a new structure to meet the demands of its forthcoming set of protocol and data model specifications.


Posted by Claire Boyer 6229 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 8 July 2016

The 4th User Conference on Advanced Automated Testing now on track!

ETSI's User Conference on Advanced Automated Testing (UCAAT) 2016, now in its fourth year, is an annual and international conference dedicated to application aspects of automated testing including model-based testing, cloud testing, mobile testing, test methodologies, test management and standardized test specification by focusing on the practical challenges that are often faced in industry. Organized by ETSI, this year's event is hosted by Ericsson and Nokia in Budapest, in partnership with the Hungarian Testing Board on 26-28 October 2016.


Posted by Claire Boyer 17151 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 8 July 2016

Electronic signatures, electronic seals and electronic time-stamps support the digital economy

Since 1 July 2016 the major part of the European Union's (EU) eIDAS regulation applies. The eIDAS regulation is Regulation (EU) N°910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market.






Posted by Yvette Pachoud 6814 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 12 May 2016

On 19 April 2016 during the 67th General Assembly dinner, ETSI awarded the first of its newly-launched ETSI Fellowship awards to Karsten Meinhold, Julian Pritchard and Karl Heinz Rosenbrock.


Posted by Ultan Mulligan 12308 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 29 April 2016

ETSI's 5G summit, "from Myth to Reality", held last week at ETSI, attracted nearly 250 attendees. The summit focused on three key drivers for future 5G networks: massive mobile broadband, massive machine-type communication and ultra‐reliable and low latency communication. The summit was composed of four sessions of presentations, posters and panel discussions with speakers from across industry sectors.