ETSI simplifies ICT end-users’ lives with a guide available in 19 European languages

Sophia Antipolis, 21 July 2022

ETSI is pleased to announce the new version of the ETSI Guide EG 203 499, developed by experts from the Human Factors Technical Committee. The guide aims to further simplify end-user access to ICT devices, services and applications by providing recommended terms for basic and commonly used ICT-related objects and activities, notably the terms that end users are commonly exposed to.


ETSI OSM launches Release TWELVE, with enhanced Network Function resiliency and runtime operations

Sophia Antipolis, 30 June 2022

ETSI OSM is pleased to announce OSM Release TWELVE, the second Long Term Support release of ETSI Open Source MANO and one of its most prolific releases. One of the main new features of Release TWELVE is the ability to heal network functions that may be affected by any kind of infrastructure failure. This healing process, which may be triggered either manually or automatically depending on operator preference, can be applied in all the clouds supported by OSM, in line with OSM’s multi-cloud approach.


ETSI and MIPI Alliance Announce Incorporation of MIPI I3C Basic into ETSI Smart Secure Platform

I3C Interface for SSP provides higher data rate and improved integration flexibility with decreased power consumption

Piscataway, N.J. and Sophia Antipolis, France 30 June, 2022

The MIPI Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, and ETSI Technical Committee Secure Element Technologies (TC SET) today announced the adoption of the I3C Interface for SSP (ETSI TS 103 818) specification, allowing the MIPI I3C Basic specification to serve as a physical and logical link layer for the ETSI Smart Secure Platform (SSP). The I3C Interface for SSP joins the family of specifications that underpin the ETSI SSP, the next-generation platform for Universal Subscriber Identity Module (USIM) and Secure Elements to meet new market requirements driven by emerging Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and other security-sensitive applications.


New ETSI White Paper and MEC Hackathon: another step to engage with app developers and verticals

Sophia Antipolis, 16 June 2022

The ETSI MEC (Multi-access Edge Computing) group is pleased to announce a new White Paper which aims to describe the deployment options related to MEC federation, especially from an architectural point of view. With a key focus on ETSI MEC implementations, it also aims to provide an open approach taking into account other standards and technologies, including those from 3GPP SA Working Group 6 and GSMA OPG. For this purpose, the White Paper first analyses the recent publications of GSMA OPG and recent updates in ETSI MEC and 3GPP specifications, then introduces the synergized architecture supported by both standards organizations, which indicates the background information for the deployment of MEC federation harmonized standards for edge computing.


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ETSI launches a new open-source group: TeraFlowSDN

Supporting autonomous networks and cybersecurity use cases

Sophia Antipolis, 31 May 2022

Today, ETSI is pleased to announce the creation of a new open-source group called TeraFlowSDN. Based upon the results of the European Union-funded TeraFlow 5G PPP research project, this new group hosted by ETSI will provide a toolbox for rapid prototyping and experimentation with innovative network technologies and use cases.