standards

We’re more than networks now – ETSI

Transformation is one of the most common buzzwords in the telecoms world and it seems not even standards bodies can stand against the tides of change.

5G gets a rebrand

The 3GPP has unveiled the official 5G brand, in apparent resignation to the inevitability of everyone banging on about 5G regardless of whether it officially exists.

Europe reveals its big plan for 5G

Europe’s leading telecoms companies have all endorsed a ‘5G Manifesto’, which is positioned as a roadmap for the development and deployment of 5G across the continent.

ETSI ramps up cybersecurity standards push

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute – ETSI – concluded its recent cyber security week with a cross-industry call to collaborate on security standards.

White space spectrum gets coexistence standard

Standards body the IEEE this week released documentation on TV white space coexistence methods. Specifically, the IEEE 802.19.1 standard is intended to play to the cognitive radio capabilities of TV white space devices, including geolocation awareness and access to information databases.

ETSI looks to standardise virtualisation

Standards body and industry specification group ETSI is to develop an architecture for the virtualisation of various functions within telecoms networks.

802.11 standards revised due to growth of wifi

The IEEE Standards Association has published new revisions to the standards defining wireless local area network (LAN) products. The new IEEE 802.11 standards already underpin wifi applications globally, but the standards have now been expanded, due to the increasing relevance of new applications, such as the smart grid, the IEEE 802.11 working group explained.

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