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2nd ETSI Workshop on SME participation in standardization 8th July 2010, in Vienna, Austria

ETSI has launched a European Commission–funded project on a proactive approach to SME participation in standardization.  This project is known as STF 376. 

Results of this project will be presented at a workshop organized on the 8th of July 2010 in Vienna.  ETSI would like to invite you to attend this workshop, which is hosted by the Wirtschaftskammer Wien, UBIT (Unternehmensberater und Informationstechnologie,  Vienna Chamber of Commerce, Professional Association of Management Consultants and Information Technology).

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Single European Sky: ETSI announces its first Community Specification for European Air Traffic Management

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 6 July 2010

ETSI's newly-published European Standard for Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) has been declared a European "Community Specification" as a consequence of being listed in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) on 26 June. It is the first standard from a European Standards Organisation to be listed as a Community Specification and provides essential requirements in support of the Single European Sky Interoperability Regulation for Air Traffic Management.

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European Standards Organisations and India: Expert Announced

Brussels, 1 July 2010

The Seconded European Standardization Expert in India (SESEI) officially assumed his role to support the European Standards Organisations (ESOs) and promote European Standards in India as well as to provide feedback on Indian standardization. 

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Charging of electric vehicles Mandate officially handed over to the European Standards Organisations

Brussels, Belgium – 29 June 2010

Green standardization is again in the spotlight with a new mandate given by the European Commission and EFTA, the European Free Trade Association, to the European Standards Organisations, CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, CENELEC, the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization, and ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, regarding the charging of electric cars, scooters and bicycles. 

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Beijing prepares to welcome the 2010 TTCN-3 User Conference

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 19 May 2010

The 2010 conference for users of the test specification language TTCN-3 will take place in Beijing, China, in June.

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European Technology Platform Conference: Participation of European Standards Organisations

Sophia Antipolis, France, 18 May 2010 

With the focus on European Technology Platforms (ETPs) collaborating in addressing societal challenges,  the three European Standards Organizations, CEN (European Committee for Standardization), CENELEC (European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization) and ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) took the opportunity to establish the importance of standardization to foster research and development, when they participated in the ETP Conference and Exhibition ‘Working together on societal challenges'.  The conference and parallel-running exhibition were organized by the European Commission and took place in Brussels from 11 – 12 May.

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ETSI launches new standards group for Open Radio Equipment Interface

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 11 May 2010

NGMN Alliance, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

ETSI and NGMN are pleased to announce the creation of a new Industry Specification Group (ISG) to develop an interface specification enabling interoperability between elements of base stations of cellular mobile network equipment.

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ETSI PUBLISHES HYBRID TV STANDARD MHEG INTERACTION CHANNEL IN NEW VERSION OF THE MIDDLEWARE

London, UK – 5th May 2010

IMPALA, the International MHEG Promotion Alliance, today announces that ETSI – the European Telecommunications Standards Institute – has published the latest version of the market-leading public standard interactive TV middleware as a formal European standard.

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DECT Forum: CAT-iq 2.0 Related Standards Completed

Berne (Switzerland), April 30, 2010.

The DECT Forum, the international association of the wireless home and enterprise communication industry, ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, and the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) are pleased to announce the completion and official approval of the ETSI Technical Specification TS 102 527-3* which completes the CAT-iq** 2.0 related standards. CAT-iq provides full interoperability between devices from different vendors, a key requirement of the Network Operators represented by HGI.

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FEMTO FORUM COMPLETES WORLD'S FIRST FEMTOCELL PLUGFEST

London, UK – 30th March 2010

Femtocell vendor community comes together at ETSI to verify the 3GPP femtocell standard and help drive widespread deployments.

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