Brussels, 27 February 2015

The European Standardization Organizations – CEN, CENELEC and ETSI – have presented the results of their joint work to prepare and develop standards that will enable the deployment of flexible and efficient electricity networks, known as 'Smart Grids'. The three organizations have confirmed that they will continue to cooperate with the European Commission, the energy industry and other stakeholders in order to disseminate these results and promote the use of the identified standards. They will also facilitate the development of any further standards that may be needed.


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Sophia Antipolis, 24 February 2015

International conference dedicated to advanced automated testing

ETSI has launched its 3rd international User Conference on Advanced Automated Testing, UCAAT, that will take place at Sophia Antipolis, from 20 to 22 October 2015.


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Sophia Antipolis, 17 February 2015

ETSI has just released for member vote ETSI Standard ES 203 228 that deals with the definition of metrics and methods to measure the energy efficiency performance of mobile radio access networks. It adopts an approach based on the measurement of such performance on small networks, for feasibility and simplicity purposes. This specification was developed jointly with ITU-T Study Group 5 and in liaison with 3GPPTM and GSMA.


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Sophia Antipolis, 23 January 2015

ETSI’s recently announced Industry Specification Group on millimetre Wave Transmission (ISG mWT) held its first meeting at ETSI on 14-15 January 2015 and immediately commenced work developing a set of five specifications.


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Sophia Antipolis, 13 January 2015

Full set of NFV Phase 1 documents available for industry

ETSI’s Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) Industry Specification Group (ISG) has successfully completed Phase 1 of its work with the publication of 11 ETSI Group Specifications. These specifications build on the first release of ISG documents published in October 2013 and include an infrastructure overview, an updated architectural framework, and descriptions of the compute, hypervisor and network domains of the infrastructure. They also cover management and orchestration, security and trust, resilience and service quality metrics.




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Sophia Antipolis, 12 December 2014

First meeting defines work programme, with first results expected next year

The first meeting of ETSI’s newly created Mobile-Edge Computing (MEC) Industry Specification Group (ISG) took place on 2-4 December 2014, hosted by Nokia Networks in Munich. The group has attracted 24 member and participant organizations, including network operators, vendors, technology suppliers and Content Delivery Network (CDN) providers.