Telecom industry body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) and ICT standardization organization ETSI have collaborated and signed a MoU to jointly work towards telecom standardization especially for emerging technologies.
COAI’s director general Rajan S Mathews and Luis Jorge Romero, DG, ETSI signed the MoU as both the organizations have the common objective to perform and promote, directly or indirectly, regional and international standardization in ICT.
“This partnership will allow us to have a regular and continuous dialogue between EU and India to strengthen the standardization efforts in the field of ICT, through various workshops, conferences and meetings,” said COAI’s Mathews.
Seconded European Standardization Expert (SESEI) local representative of ETSI based in New Delhi will be working closely with COAI through this MoU on common agendas and promote ETSI-India cooperation on standards related issues.
“This partnership will help ETSI to further leverage its activity in India and to promote the use of standards-based communication technologies,” said ETSI’s Luis Jorge Romero.