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ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 22 November 2013

ETSI members have elected Mr. Peter Statev as the Vice Chairman of the ETSI General Assembly representing the user members of ETSI. Mr. Statev was nominated by UEAPME, the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, a new member of ETSI.


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ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 20 November 2013

A new book has been published and made available for free detailing the technological and organizational steps taken during the development GSM™, UMTS™ and LTE™ from 1982 to 2012, at ETSI and 3GPP™.





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ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 14 October 2013

ETSI has published the first five specifications on Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV). This is a major milestone towards the use of NFV to simplify the roll-out of new network services, reduce deployment and operational costs and encourage innovation.


ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France - 27 June 2013

The ETSI IPR Special Committee (IPR SC) met at the ETSI headquarters in Sophia Antipolis, France from 18-20 June 2013, during which the topics of transfer of patent ownership, injunctive relief, reciprocity, and dispute about whether licensing terms and conditions are Fair Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) were discussed. 


Brussels, 30 May 2013

High-level representatives of the European Standardization Organisations (CEN, CENELEC and ETSI), the European Commission, business and industry organisations, and other key stakeholders of the European Standardization System took part in the European Conference on SMEs and Standardization, which was held in Brussels this week. The general consensus was that further efforts are needed to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with accurate and up-to-date information about different kinds of standards, as well as to encourage and support SMEs' involvement in developing and drafting European and international standards.