Advancing ICT Industry Transformation

Leadership for the 5G Future

North America will play a leading role in the initial and near-term deployments of 5G, making a new ATIS report 5G Specifications in 3GPP: North American Needs for the 5G Future critical to companies in the region — as well to advancing ATIS leadership on 5G evolution at the global level. MORE

Leveraging DLT to Deliver Value to ICT Industry Stakeholders

ATIS’ DLT Initiative is harnessing the power of DLT for ICT industry applications. Learn how, through the ATIS Enterprise Identity Network, DLT can help vet telephone numbers to let consumers differentiate between trusted enterprise calls versus spoofed and illegal robocalls. MORE

Promoting U.S. Leadership on the Path to 6G

ATIS’ 6G Call to Action shares a vision for collaboration across government, academia and industry to promote U.S. leadership on the path to 6G. MORE

ATIS Launches New Non-IP Call Authentication Task Force

With the launch of a new task force to investigate non-IP call authentication, ATIS takes a leadership role in extending the success it has achieved in mitigating illegal robocalling in IP networks to evaluate how it can be applied to TDM traffic. MORE

Delivering Some of the Industry’s First Insights on DNS Security Protocols

Technical Impacts of DNS Privacy and Security on Network Service Scenarios makes a major contribution toward helping service providers address the challenges as well as the opportunities in DNS encryption. MORE

Helping the ICT Industry Excel at Emergency Preparedness

In light of the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, The Network Reliability Steering Committee (NRSC) Pandemic Checklist supports the industry in its efforts to minimize the impact of a pandemic on the workforce and ensure network stability. ACCESS

5G - Driving Investment and Customer Value

The Heavy Reading 2020 5G Network & Service Strategies Operator Survey provides insight into how operators will scale 5G networks and identify the service strategies operators believe will drive investment and customer value. The report features "The State of 5G Standards Work for North America" by ATIS Principal Technologists, Tom Anderson and Iain Sharp. MORE

Webinar: Why Time is Critical Now

Precision timing is a critical enabler to many industries, including those that touch our lives daily: telecom, electric power, broadcasting and finance/data centers. Each industry has its own unique challenges, yet all share a common thread in their demand that highly precise time be available at the point of use. Watch this webinar to learn how new timing distribution techniques and generation methods are being developed to service these diverse needs. MORE

Industry Solution to Detect, Mitigate and Deter Illegal Robocalling Passes Important Milestone

On December 16, the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority announced that it launched the nation's Calling Number Verification Service, which is based on the SHAKEN framework -- marking a critical step forward in mitigating illegal robocalling, the leading cause of consumer complaints to both the FCC and FTC. MORE

The "Behind the Scenes" on Mitigating Illegal Robocalling

The STIR/SHAKEN protocol created by the ATIS/SIP Forum IP-NNI Task Force will stop scammers from exploiting a caller ID loophole. Learn how in this IEEE Spectrum article by ATIS' Jim McEachern and FCC CTO Eric Burger. MORE

Developing 5G Supply Chain Standards for Assured Commercial 5G Networks

A new ATIS working group is extending the development of 5G best practices and guidelines for the purpose of creating supply chain standards that can be operationalized in the public and private sectors. MORE

Innovative Uses for DLT

ATIS is working to better understand how DLT can address the real-world challenges today's ICT industry faces. ATIS' Enterprise Identity Network solution uses DLT to enable end-to-end enterprise call authentication. A new video explains how. MORE

A Better Understanding of the IoT from a Network Perspective

Growth in the IoT ecosystem is driving new requirements on network infrastructure. An ATIS report examines network slicing, one way to help network operators more efficiently enable the services of a diverse range of vertical applications. Access IoT Categorization: Exploring the Need for Standardizing Additional Network Slices.

IoT Cybersecurity

ATIS is a member of the Council to Secure the Digital Economy which recently released two major cybersecurity reports to deliver sustainable solutions to major cyber threats facing consumers, businesses and governments. They focus on security capabilities for IoT devices and strategies for cyber crisis response. MORE

Advancing Economic Development Through Smart Cities Innovation

ATIS and US Ignite are in the software design phase of building a new economic development tool for smart communities, as part of our joint Smart Cities Data Exchange initiative. The aim is to give communities the ability to see development potential in their neighborhoods. MORE

Use of Cellular Communications to Support Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Flight Operations

ATIS' latest report addresses the use of cellular communications to address UAV flight operations in the areas of the Command and Control C2 interface, UAV Traffic Management, Remote UAV Identification, as well as Detect and Avoid. MORE

5G Standards Developments in Release 15 and Beyond: An ATIS/3GPP Webinar

3GPP delivered the first complete set of 3GPP standards for 5G in Release 15 and is further enhancing 5G in Release 16. Plans for Release 17 are also underway. This ATIS/3GPP webinar recaps the Release 15 content and provides an up-to-date view of 3GPP's work with a particular focus on how it is expanding 5G capabilities and enhancing the mobile system's technical performance. MORE

Neutral Host Solutions to Advance 5G Deployments -- and More!

ATIS' latest report on Neutral Host Solutions advances solutions for the economic deployment of dense 5G as well as traditional small cells to provide enhanced cellular capacity and coverage in shared spaces. Innovations presented can help service providers avoid the high cost and complex arrangements needed to deliver 5G capacity in places as varied as metropolitan areas, enterprises, campuses, shopping malls, entertainment venues -- and potentially boost 5G coverage in rural areas. MORE

Wireless Emergency Alerts Innovation

ATIS innovation is helping to set version 3.0 of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system into action. Among other enhancements, WEA 3.0 will deliver potentially life-saving messages in a more precise geographic range. The goal is to target at-risk populations while minimizing disruption to others. Access the ATIS webinar Delivering Targeted Alerts - Advancing the Wireless Emergency Alerts 3.0 System on demand.

Advancing Solutions to Mitigate Illegal Robocalling

The Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA), operating under the auspices of ATIS, announced the selection of iconectiv as the U.S. STI Policy Administrator (STI-PA), a critical role in industry efforts to mitigate illegal robocalling. MORE

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