Brussels – 29 June 2012

There is broad agreement among business leaders, education professionals, governments and the EU institutions that more must be done to raise awareness and improve knowledge about standards and standardization.  This is the main conclusion of a conference on education about standardization that was held in Brussels today (29 June), jointly organised by the European Standards Organisations – CEN, CENELEC and ETSI.


ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 28 June 2012

ETSI's first workshop on Energy Efficiency standardization, 20-21 June 2012 in Genoa, Italy, presented new approaches to developing more efficient telecommunications services and highlighted the sustainability benefits of greater use of ICT in society and industry.


Brussels – 25 May 2012

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Euro-Asian Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification (EASC).  This agreement provides a basis for closer collaboration on various aspects of standardization, which will facilitate trade in goods and services between Europe and the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).


Brussels – 20 June 2012

The European Standards Organisations – CEN, CENELEC and ETSI – are engaged in an ongoing dialogue with partners around the world, in order to share knowledge and coordinate the development of standards that are needed to accelerate the deployment of the next generation of electricity networks, known as ‘Smart Grids'. The three organisations hosted an international meeting in Brussels on 18 and 19 June, with the participation of high-level delegations from Brazil, China, Japan, Korea and the USA.


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ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 6 June 2012

The BII Group, in co-operation with ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute and the University of New Hampshire Interoperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), will host the 1st Global IPv6 Transition Test Event from 12-15 November 2012 in Beijing. This 4-day test event will evaluate the status of vendor support for the various methods of transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6 networks. This event is supported by the IETF, the IPv6 Forum and the Broadband Forum. 




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ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 23 April 2012

The MSF, ETSI and GSMA today announced the first ever RCS (Rich Communication Suite) and VoLTE (Voice over LTE) interoperability event scheduled for 1-12 October 2012. The test event will take place in two labs, hosted by Telecom Slovenia Group and Sintesio, in Kranj, Slovenia, and China Mobile, at the China Mobile Research Institute Laboratory in Beijing, China. The event is also sponsored by Verizon.


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ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 17 April 2012

ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) and the IPSO Alliance are proud to announce the successful completion of the first Internet of Things (IoT) Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP) PlugtestsTM interoperability event.


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ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 16 April 2012

At its 59th General Assembly, held in Cannes on 20 - 21 March 2012, ETSI formally accepted the application of 29 new members. In total the standards organisation now counts 759 Members, from a total of 62 countries.  Seven of these 32 new members are Small or Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), with the result that 24% of ETSI's members are SMEs.  A further 11% of members are universities or public research bodies.