Insight Into GPS Vulnerability, Impact on Telecom and Alternatives to GPS Timing Provided in New ATIS Report

WASHINGTON — Sept. 15, 2017 — ATIS today announced release of a major resource to help better understand and address a formidable telecommunications industry challenge: the vulnerabilities in the Global Positioning System (GPS).  Requirements for precise time delivery have driven the industry toward the increased use of GPS and GPS-dependent technologies. Yet this dependency has left the industry vulnerable to disruptions…

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ATIS White Paper Explores the Synergy Between Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Mobile Cellular Services

WASHINGTON — Sept. 7, 2017 — Mobile cellular networks and services are essential to advancing adoption of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or “drones,” and a new ATIS white paper shows the ways in which information and communications technology (ICT) boosts UAV performance, reliability and safe operation. This topic is timely as UAVs are used for an increasing diversity of applications….

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ATIS and MEF Jointly Publish New International Standard for Ordering Carrier Ethernet Services

Collaborative work is a big step forward for accelerating service delivery over a more efficient ecosystem of connected networks WASHINGTON and LOS ANGELES — Sept. 6, 2017 — ATIS and MEF are pleased to announce the release of a new, jointly developed specification that defines the process for ordering Carrier Ethernet services on a global basis. This standard, Ethernet Ordering Technical…

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ATIS’ Time & Money II Conference Addresses Time Sync for Financial Markets

What, When & Where: Building on the success of the first Time and Money Conference, ATIS holds Time and Money (TAM) II, January 23, 2018, at the New York Stock Exchange. TAM II is where the experts gather to provide in-depth insight into one of the finance industry’s leading concerns: the need to ensure to clients and regulators that financial transactions…

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ATIS Applauds Congressional Action on a GPS Backup System

WASHINGTON — August 17, 2017 —The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), a leading technology and solutions development organization bringing together top global information and communications technology companies to advance the industry’s most critical business priorities, applauds Congress’ action on a backup to the existing Global Positioning System (GPS).  North American telecommunications networks are critically dependent on GPS-derived timing using…

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ATIS Advances Connected Vehicle Cybersecurity Through Industry-to-Industry Collaboration

WASHINGTON — Aug. 10, 2017 —  Connected vehicle cybersecurity took a major step forward today with publication of the ATIS report, Improving Vehicle Cybersecurity: ICT Industry Experience & Perspectives. Cybersecurity is vitally important to the future of automated vehicles. Both the information and communications technology (ICT) industry and vehicle original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are proactively addressing cybersecurity challenges. This new ATIS…

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ATIS is a Global City Teams Challenge Expo Partner

What, When & Where: ATIS is a Global City Teams Challenge Expo Partner, which takes place August 28-29, 2017 at the Convention Center in Washington, DC. Background:  The 2017 Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) Expo is the largest smart city/community and Internet of Things (IoT) event hosted by the U.S. Federal Government, which will bring together over 100 cities and communities…

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IoT Standards Groups Emphasize Collaboration at oneM2M Industry Day

OCF, Zigbee Alliance, Thread, IIC, HPE, InterDigital, Qualcomm, iconectiv, AT&T and TTA highlight ways to accelerate IoT deployments MEMPHIS, TN — July 24, 2017 — Leading technology companies from around the world gathered to advance adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) through increased industry cooperation, as the global IoT standards initiative oneM2M held its second successful Industry Day on Wednesday,…

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ATIS Advances ICT Industry Cybersecurity With Publication of Two New Resources

WASHINGTON — July 18, 2017 —  ATIS today announced publication of two major industry resources to secure critical network infrastructure against growing and evolving cyber threats: (1) Cybersecurity Architectural Risk Analysis Process (ATIS-I-0000057); and (2) Securing Internet of Things (IoT) Services Involving Network Operators (ATIS-I-0000056). Proactive mitigation steps to address cybersecurity attacks are addressed in the Cybersecurity Architectural Risk Analysis Process, in addition to procedures to determine security…

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