Presentation on theme: "IFAST14/00.10.04.06 Bringing the Telecommunications Industry Together ATIS The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions 1200 G Street, N.W. Washington,"— Presentation transcript:
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 Bringing the Telecommunications Industry Together ATIS The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions 1200 G Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20005 Phone: 202/628-6380 Fax: 202/393-5453 www.atis.org
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 A member organization of U.S., North American and International telecommunications companies The sponsor of fifteen critical industry committees, which address the most pressing technical, operational issues affecting telecom facilities and services. ATIS’ sole purpose is to provide an open, established environment where the industry reaches consensus on technical, operational, and business issues. What is ATIS?
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 ATIS produces telecommunications... –standards –guidelines –operating procedures –verification testing...that provide innovative responses to complex industry problems....that speed new telecommunications products and services to market. What is ATIS?
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 ATIS activities involve 3,000+ participants from 400+ telecommunications companies. ATIS member companies and committee participants represent every segment of the industry. What is ATIS?
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 ATIS Member and Committee Representation: –Local Exchange Carriers –Wireless Carriers –Manufacturers of Equipment and Supplies –Internet Service Providers –Competitive Local Exchange Carriers –Software Developers –Data Local Exchange Carriers –Interexchange Carriers –Resellers –Operations Support Systems Providers –Consulting Companies What is ATIS?
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 Internetwork Interoperability Test Coordination (IITC) Committee Internetwork Interoperability Test Coordination (IITC) Committee Committee T1 Network and Services Integration Forum (NSIF) Network and Services Integration Forum (NSIF) Telecommunications Industry Forum (TCIF) Telecommunications Industry Forum (TCIF) Network Reliability Steering Committee (NRSC) Network Reliability Steering Committee (NRSC) Carrier Liaison Committee (CLC) Carrier Liaison Committee (CLC) Standards Committee O5 Standards Committee O5 Protection Engineers Group (PEG) Protection Engineers Group (PEG) Data-Aware Transport Activity (DATA) Data-Aware Transport Activity (DATA) Industry Numbering Committee (INC) Industry Numbering Committee (INC) Network Interconnection Interoperability Forum (NIIF) Network Interconnection Interoperability Forum (NIIF) Ordering & Billing Forum (OBF) Ordering & Billing Forum (OBF) Telecommunications Fraud Prevention Committee (TFPC) Telecommunications Fraud Prevention Committee (TFPC) Generic Requirements Users Group (GRUG) Generic Requirements Users Group (GRUG) International Forum on ANSI-41 Standards Technology (IFAST) International Forum on ANSI-41 Standards Technology (IFAST) Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS)
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 ATIS Committees & Forums Electronic Communications Technical Requirements Numbering Wireless NetworkReliability Standards Development Network Operations Ordering, Billing and Provisioning ATIS Committees Address Critical Industry Issues Best Practices Telecommunications Fraud Generic Requirements Interconnection InteroperabilityTesting Electrical Protection
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 ATIS ITU FCC NIST TTA (Korea) U.S. State Department TTC/ARIB (Japan) ETSI CITEL (S. America) TIA (U.S. Manufacturers) ATIS’ Relationships Facilitate the Work of Its Committees U.S. Congress U.S. Dept. of Defense IPDR CTIAIETF USTA ANSI NANC TMFALTS Department of Commerce COMPTEL
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 What Makes ATIS Unique? Not a trade association/lobbying group Formed in 1984 as an industry initiative to develop technical requirements, guidelines and operational standards procedures Open to all sectors of the industry Market driven, standards developer Fosters a public/private partnership that assists regulatory bodies thereby minimizing regulatory intervention Openness, Fairness, Speed are “Core ATIS Values”
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 Core ATIS Values “Core ATIS Values” are mutually-agreed upon principles that allow an increasingly diverse and competitive industry to find common ground and determine only the most appropriate solutions for the industry.
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 Fair and Open Processes Nondiscriminatory through Fair Rules No Favoritism of Technology, Position or Result No Favoritism Among Industry Groups or Individual Firms Core ATIS Values
IFAST14/00.10.04.06 Value of Fair and Open Processes Enhance Industry Communication Promote Understanding of Technical and Business Concepts Provide More Opportunity for Constructive Inputs Permit Faster, Efficient Coordination of Network Advances Ensure Development of Better and Faster Services Core ATIS Values