ATIS Launches New Blog; Premier Post Brings ICT Insight to Smart Cities Planners

WASHINGTON — Dec. 13, 2016 —  The new Technology Roadmap that ATIS will contribute to expand local municipalities’ investment in Smart Cities ICT infrastructure is featured as the premier post on the new ATIS Insights blog. “A Smart Approach to Smart Cities” provides a broader context on the value of ATIS solutions. As with all content on the new ATIS blog, this piece shows how ATIS’ many initiatives advance innovation by addressing not just the industry’s leading challenges but also the opportunities inherent in these transformational times.

“We chose the blog format to tell a deeper story about our work — and to get the important knowledge and insights ATIS is delivering out to the broadest possible audience,” said ATIS President and CEO Susan Miller. “Along with content from our staff of technical leaders, guest authors also will be featured on the topics of urgent as well as long-term strategic importance to our industry.”

Future ATIS blog postings cover the mitigation of caller ID fraud and robocalling abuse as led by ATIS; the neutral host solution ATIS has developed, which is positioning the industry for a more economic deployment of small cells in enterprises and other community spaces; and more.

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About ATIS

As a leading technology and solutions development organization, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) brings together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry’s most critical business priorities. ATIS’ 150 member companies are currently working to address 5G, the all-IP transition, network functions virtualization, big data analytics, cloud services, device solutions, emergency services, M2M, cyber security, network evolution, quality of service, billing support, operations, and much more. These priorities follow a fast-track development lifecycle – from design and innovation through standards, specifications, requirements, business use cases, software toolkits, open source solutions, and interoperability testing.

ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ATIS is the North American Organizational Partner for the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), a founding Partner of the oneM2M global initiative, a member and major U.S. contributor to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), as well as a member of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL). For more information, visit