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ETSI publishes a new white paper on Fixed 5th generation advanced

Sophia Antipolis, 22 September 2022

Members from the ETSI Fixed 5th generation (F5G) group have just published a new white paper “F5G advanced and beyond”. This white paper describes the drivers, dimensions, and technologies of the F5G advanced and beyond.

Nine key applications or industry trends are identified as key drivers for F5G Advanced. These can be grouped into two categories: those that are oriented towards services and applications, and those that are directed towards network transformation. Ultra-high-definition immersive experience services could put many new requirements on the network. Enterprises will continue their digitization and cloudification, and this is a huge opportunity for fixed networks.


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ETSI releases first O-RAN specification

ETSI - Sophia Antipolis/France, O-RAN ALLIANCE - Bonn/Germany, 15 September 2022

ETSI and O-RAN are pleased to announce that ETSI has adopted the first O-RAN specification as ETSI TS 103 859, namely ‘O-RAN Fronthaul Control, User and Synchronization Plane Specification v7.02’. The document focuses on Open Fronthaul, one of the interfaces in the O-RAN Architecture for open and intelligent Radio Access Networks. It specifies the control plane, user plane and synchronization plane protocols used over the fronthaul interface linking the O-DU (O-RAN Distributed Unit) and the O-RU (O-RAN Radio Unit) for the lower layer functional splits. The scope of TS 103 859 includes both LTE and NR (5G). 


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Making a better world through innovation a key focus of ETSI IoT Week 2022

Must-attend event offers an up-to-date overview of the major European and global trends in IoT services, technology innovations and deployments

Sophia Antipolis, 14 September 2022

The potential for IoT technologies to enhance the lives of people across Europe through digital, green and eHealth revolutions will be a key focus of this year’s ETSI IoT Week and conference.

Held in Sophia Antipolis, France, from 10-14 October, ETSI IoT Week is an annual event for organizations and stakeholders interested in the service and operational areas of IoT. Speakers at the conference will include regulators, academics and practitioners from prominent IoT firms across Europe.


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ETSI Encrypted Traffic Integration group extends term to work on cryptographic and key management models

Sophia Antipolis, 2 August 2022

ETSI has recently extended the term of its Industry Specification Group Encrypted Traffic Integration (ISG ETI) for a two-year period through to mid-2024 to work on specific cryptographic and key management models.