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ETSI General Assembly elects new Chair and Vice Chair

Sophia Antipolis, 1 December 2022

On 29 and 30 November, ETSI held its 80th General Assembly in Sophia-Antipolis, France. The agenda included the election of a new Chair and two Vice Chairs. The evening dinner, held at the prestigious Negresco hotel in Nice on the first night of the assembly, saw the celebration of the ETSI Fellowship Award Ceremony, honouring Members for their outstanding contributions to the Institute.


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New ETSI Telemetry Standard Improves Automation for better End-User Quality of Experience

Sophia Antipolis, 28 November 2022

As the scale and services offered through the Optical Access Networks increase, it is crucial to maintain network good operation and performance. To achieve this, the Optical Access Network monitoring can be improved when compared to existing traditional methods via automated real-time data collection. Telemetry enables this and transmits data from the optical line terminal (OLT) - i.e., the device at the endpoint of a passive optical network - in real-time to provide information to the data collection platform.


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ETSI workshop: improving Quality of Emerging Services for Speech and Audio

Sophia Antipolis, 23 November 2022

The ETSI STQ (Speech and multimedia Transmission Quality) Workshop that took place on 21-22 November 2022 in Bratislava (Slovakia) was hosted by Amazon. It focused on a user-centred perspective of the Quality of Emerging Services for Speech and Audio.

The event was attended by organizations providing a rich mix of inputs and perspectives from industry, regulators, and academia. Through presentations, discussions and professional networking, this STQ Workshop demonstrated a very high level of engagement by all participants, with stimulating interaction among all speakers and the audience.


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ETSI Secures Critical Infrastructures against Cyber Quantum Attacks with new TETRA Algorithms

Sophia Antipolis, 8 November 2022

With the world facing growing challenges including the war in Europe and a global energy crisis, it is essential that the mission- and business-critical communications networks used by the public safety, critical infrastructure and utilities sectors (including transportation, electricity, natural gas and water plants) are secured against third-party attacks, to protect communications and sensitive data. With more than 120 countries using dedicated TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) networks for these critical services, work has been undertaken to ensure the ETSI TETRA technology standard remains robust in the face of evolving threats.


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ETSI signs MoU with the OpenID Foundation

Sophia Antipolis, 25 October 2022

ETSI and the OpenID Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 12 September to contribute to the establishment of a global information infrastructure.


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ETSI signs MoU with the French organization for railway standardization

Sophia Antipolis, 24 October 2022

ETSI and the Bureau de normalisation ferroviaire (BNF), the French organization for railway standardization, have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding to structure and strengthen their relationship.


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ETSI organizes the first TeraFlowSDN Hackfest during Network X in Amsterdam

Sophia Antipolis, 21 October 2022

ETSI organized the first TeraFlowSDN Hackfest during the Network X event in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on 20 October. With the support of the European Commission (EC) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) the Hackfest brought together 25 developers eager to get a first hands-one experience with the software developed by TeraFlowSDN, the open source group created by ETSI in May this year.


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New ETSI specification allows single UICC to support the use of multiple applications simultaneously

Sophia Antipolis, 26 October 2022

New specifications released by ETSI will enable multiple subscriptions and identities to exist in the same smartphone handset without needing several SIM cards to be within the device.

The mobile telecom industry has been facing an increasing demand for applications running on mobile devices like banking, payments, transport and identity for some time. These new specifications address this demand by adding the possibility to host and address several "virtual secure elements" into the same UICC. This allows multiple virtual secure elements to coexist logically separated, whilst having the ability to be addressed independently through the same physical interface.


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ETSI welcomes the strengthened role for NSOs in the decision-making process of European standards

Sophia Antipolis, 19 October 2022

The EU member states' ambassadors today endorsed the final compromise text of the Amendment to regulation 1025/2012 with regard to the decisions of European standardization organizations concerning European standards and European standardization deliverables.


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ETSI IoT week highlights how ICT standards can help sustainability

Sophia Antipolis, 17 October 2022

Last week ETSI hosted the 2022 ETSI IoT Week event, focused on “Pursuing the Digital and Green Transformation”. 52 speakers from industry, research, universities, cities and other SDOs demonstrated, with concrete examples, how ICT standards can help reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the European Green Deal to an audience from 22 countries around the world.