Posted by Yvette Pachoud 7072 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 12639 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.


Posted by Sabine Dahmen-Lhuissier 11065 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 28 April 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, Security and Privacy and the Role of Small and Medium-sized Business Enterprises (SMEs) were the focus of the 20th meeting of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC), hosted by TSDSI in New Delhi, India 26-27 April 2016. These topics were chosen due to their significance for the development of future global communications. Approximately one hundred people from the twelve member organizations participated in the event.




Posted by Sabine Dahmen-Lhuissier 8377 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 19 April 2016

During its 67th General Assembly on 19 April 2016, ETSI signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Eurosmart. This agreement will enrich the ecosystem of security-related issues in ETSI and help to ensure the security robustness of next generation (5G) telecommunications networks.


Posted by Sabine Dahmen-Lhuissier 14425 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 18 April 2016

ETSI Mobile Edge Computing Industry Specification Group (MEC ISG) has just released three foundation-level Group Specifications which define mobile edge computing terminology, study technical requirements and use cases, and specify the framework and reference architecture of MEC.


Posted by Sabine Dahmen-Lhuissier 8231 Hits

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.


Posted by Sabine Dahmen-Lhuissier 6673 Hits

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.