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ETSI, ONF partner on Network Functions Virtualization development

The development of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is getting the concentrated attention of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF).

Apple’s New Nano-SIM: Freeing Up Valuable Space Inside The Case

Apple managed to get a new standard for SIM cards approved by the European Telecommunications Institute (ETSI) back in June, and today we see the result of that effort. The new nano-SIM is 44 percent smaller than existing micro-SIM designs,...Show More Summary

Europe Already Has Draft Standard For Real-Time Government Snooping On Services Like Facebook And Gmail

2 years agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As the old joke goes, standards are wonderful things, that's why we have so many of them. But who would have thought that ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, has already produced a draft standard on how European...Show More Summary

ETSI finally publishes its 4FF nano-SIM standard, goes with unaltered Apple-proposed design

A week after it announced that it had chosen the final standard for the new 4FF nano-SIM standard, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has finally updated the documentation on its...

New nano-SIM format standardized, 40% smaller than micro-SIM

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) announced on Friday a new standardized SIM format for mobile devices. The new nano-SIM cards will be 40% smaller than the current smallest SIM card design, micro-SIMs, and will measure 12.3 millimeters wide by 8.8 millimeters high and 0.67 millimeters thick. Show More Summary

Nano-SIMs Given Official Approval In Europe To Replace Micro-SIMs In Mobiles

Remember nano-SIM cards? The ones which make micro-SIMs look gargantuan and are so small that it’s almost like what’s the point? Well they’ve just been approved by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, which means at some point in the future, they’ll likely be in your smartphone.

Nokia snubbed as Apple’s nano-SIM card design declared the winner

The big debate over nano-SIM card design may have finally reached its end. The European Telecommunications Standards Institute has decided on a new standard size and insertion technique for the tiny cards, which could lead to smaller mobile devices in …

Nano-SIMs Given Official Approval to Replace Micro-SIMs in Cellphones [Guts]

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Remember nano-SIM cards? The ones which make micro-SIMs look gargantuan and are so small that it's almost like what's the point? Well they've just been approved by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, which means at some point in the future, they'll likely be in your smartphone. More »

It’s official: The SIM card is shrinking!

ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, approved specifications for SIM cards even smaller than the micro SIM used in Apple's iPhone 4/4S. Several handset makers submitted proposals, but the approved design is similar to that of Apple's, adding evidence that Apple wants to own subscriber relationships.

Nano-SIM standard decided by European standards institute

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has announced that they have decided on the next generation of Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards. The original iPhone (and many other phones) used mini-SIM cards. The iPad and iPhone 4 were among the first devices to use the much smaller micro-SIM standard. Show More Summary

News: Nano-SIM Standard receives ETSI approval

2 years agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

The Verge reports that the European Telecommunications Standards Institute has adopted a proposal for a new nano-SIM format. The new design will be approximately 40 percent smaller than the existing micro-SIM format and will be packaged...Show More Summary

New Nano-SIM Standard Approved, 40% Smaller Than Micro-SIM

As noted by The Verge, the European Telecommunications Institute (ETSI) today announced it has adopted a standardized design for the next-generation "nano-SIM". The new design is 40% smaller than the current micro-SIM standard.Today's SIM card designs take up a significant amount of space inside a mobile device. Show More Summary

ETSI chooses Apple's 'nano-SIM' design as new standard

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute on Friday selected Apple's contested "nano-SIM" design as the official fourth form factor for the SIM card standard.

ETSI selects Apple’s nano-SIM design for new 4FF standard

We already knew that Apple was pushing hard to have the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) select it’s nano-SIM card design over competitors such as Nokia and Motorola who proposed its own form factor. While it was already rumored that Apple had support from the majority of European operators, today the ETSI confirmed that it [...]

ETSI Approves Apple’s Controversial New Nano-SIM Format

Despite disapproval from its rivals, Apple’s new 4FF nano-SIM format has been approved by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) this morning, edging out other proposals from the likes of Motorola, Nokia, and Research in Motion. Show More Summary

ETSI Standardizes New, Smaller SIM Card Design

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) today announced that it has standardized a new SIM card format for mobile devices. The fourth form factor (4FF) card will be 40% smaller than today's smallest SIM card, and can be sold in such a way that it will be backwards compatible with existing SIM cards and devices. Show More Summary

ETSI chooses Apple’s proposal for new 4FF nano-SIM standard

Despite objections and criticism over the different proposals for a new 4FF (nano-SIM) standard, Apple’s nano-SIM proposal has been adopted by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), edging out submissions from Nokia,...

Nano-SIM standard vote postponed, RIM accuses Apple of cheating

RIM sent a scathing letter to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) accusing Apple of unfairly trying to sway the upcoming standards vote so its nano-SIM proposal gets approved. The letter, obtained by CNET, claims...Show More Summary

ETSI postpones nano-SIM vote as battle rages on between Apple and Nokia

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute will not hold a vote today on a new nano-SIM standard, as two competing camps led by Apple and Nokia have not been able to come to terms.

RIM claims Apple using proxy votes to win nano-SIM standard

In a letter sent to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute on Thursday, RIM alleges that Apple is trying to sway the nano-SIM standard vote by having company representatives change their affiliation to cast proxy votes.

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