|The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, broadcast and internet technologies.|
|The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is a large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet. It is open to any interested individual.|
NGN Forum and IMS Forum are a global non-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of IP Multimedia Subsystem applications and services interoperability. They are a proactive group of industry leaders, experts and visionaries focused on revenue-generating services and best practices for IMS applications convergence.
The IMS Forum is the creator and organizer of IMS Plugfest™, NGN Plugfest™, and IMS/NGN Certified™ the industry’s only event focused on IMS and NGN services interoperability verification and certification.
Isocore provides a program of cutting-edge networking technology validation for service providers and networking equipment vendors.
Isocore was founded in 2001 to serve the telecommunications industry.
|ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology issues, and the global focal point for governments and the private sector in developing networks and services. For nearly 145 years, ITU has coordinated the shared global use of the radio spectrum, promoted international cooperation in assigning satellite orbits, worked to improve telecommunication infrastructure in the developing world, established the worldwide standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communications systems and addressed the global challenges of our times, such as mitigating climate change and strengthening cybersecurity.|
|Launched in April of 1998, the OIF is the only industry group uniting representatives from data and optical networking disciplines, including many of the world's leading carriers, component manufacturers and system vendors. The OIF promotes the development and deployment of interoperable networking solutions and services through the creation of Implementation Agreements (IAs) for optical networking systems and optical, interconnect, network processing and component technologies.|