ETSI and Indian telcos ink MoU to cooperate on telecom standardization
Date: 2019-05-15   Author: Pankaj Singh  Category: #news

ETSI and Indian telcos ink MoU to cooperate on telecom standardization

COAI aims to establish India as the global leader of innovative mobile communications infrastructure, services, products and attain 100 percent national density.

The standardization organization ETSI and telecom industry body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) have announced to collaborate and sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together towards telecom standardization specifically for emerging technologies.

Reportedly, Rajan S Mathews, Director General at COAI and Luis Jorge Romero, DG at ETSI have signed the MoU as both the organizations share common objective to perform and promote, indirectly or directly, regional and international standardization in ICT.

Mathews apparently stated that the collaboration will enable the association to have a regular and continuous dialogue between EU and India to reinforce the standardization efforts in the field of ICT, through several conferences, meetings and workshops.

Through this collaboration, Seconded European Standardization Expert (SESEI) local representative of ETSI located in Delhi will work intently with COAI on mutual agendas and encourage ETSI-India cooperation on issues related to standards.

Romero reportedly stated that the collaboration will enable ETSI to further leverage its activity in India and to promote the use of standards-based communication technologies.

COAI aims to establish India as the global leader of innovative mobile communications infrastructure, services, products and attain 100 percent national density.

For the record, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) was instituted in the year 1995 as a registered, non-governmental society. It is an association of telecom equipment, mobile service providers, internet services providers and other digital technologies’ companies and businesses in India.

For the record, European Telecommunications Standard Institute (ETSI) was established by European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) in the year 1988. The institute is an independent, non-profit, standardization organization in telecommunication industry in Europe. The headquarter of ETSI is in Sophia-Antipolis, France, with worldwide projection. It publishes globally applicable standards for ICT, including radio, fixed, mobile, internet technologies and broadcast.

Source credit: https://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/indian-telcos-and-etsi-sign-mou-for-cooperation-on-telecom-standardization/69305764

https://www.etsi.org/newsroom/press-releases/1598-2019-05-coai-and-etsi-sign-mou-to-foster-a-closer-co-operation-on-telecom-standardization?jjj=1557810778706



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