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ETSI launches new group on 5th generation Fixed Network shifting the paradigm from Fibre to the Home to Fiber to Everything Everywhere

Sophia Antipolis, 26 February 2020

ETSI announces today the launch of a new group dedicated to specifying the fifth generation of Fixed Network (ETSI ISG F5G). In a launch via an online press and industry briefing yesterday, various speakers expressed their view on the need for standardization in this area.


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ETSI's Securing Artificial Intelligence group appoints Chair and Vice Chairs

Sophia Antipolis, 27 January 2020

ETSI's new Industry Specification Group on Securing Artificial Intelligence (ISG SAI) met last week for its second meeting and appointed Alex Leadbeater (BT) as its Chair. Dr Kate Reed (NCSC) was appointed as First Vice Chair and Tieyan Li (Huawei) was appointed as Second Vice Chair. This second meeting, after the launch of the group last October, was also the place to discuss work priorities.


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ETSI issues two major standards for emergency calls: Next Generation 112 and Advanced Mobile Location

Sophia Antipolis, 20 January 2020

ETSI’s Emergency Communication Special Committee has recently released two major specifications, ETSI TS 103 479, for NG112, the next generation of European emergency services and ETSI TS 103 625, for the specific Advanced Mobile Location function. AML is already implemented in 22 countries worldwide following the publication of the first ETSI technical report TR 103 393.


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ETSI Multi-access Edge Computing builds on NFV and network slicing

Sophia Antipolis, 15 January 2020

The ETSI Multi-access Edge Computing Industry Specification Group is pleased to announce the release of two major reports as part of its Phase 2 work. The report ETSI GR MEC 027 studies the impact of alternative virtualization technologies. The second report, ETSI GR MEC 024, examines network slicing on edge computing systems.


ETSI Open Source MANO unveils Release SEVEN, enables more than 20,000 cloud-native applications for NFV environments

Sophia Antipolis, 12 December 2019

Today, the ETSI Open Source MANO group is pleased to unveil its latest release, OSM Release SEVEN. This release brings cloud-native applications to NFV deployments, enabling OSM to on-board over 20,000 pre-existing production-ready Kubernetes applications, with no need of any translation or repackaging. OSM release SEVEN allows you to combine within the same Network Service the flexibility of cloud-native applications with the predictability of traditional virtual and physical network functions (VNFs and PNFs) and all the required advanced networking required to build complex end to end telecom services.