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SDO: Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions


Primary Contact

Jean-Paul Emard
Director – Industry Forums
1200 G Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.434.8824
Fax: 202.393.5453

Organizational Overview

ATIS, working through its committees and forums, develops American National Standards, specifications, guidelines requirements, technical reports, industry processes, and verification tests that support industry-wide interoperability and reliability of telecommunications networks, equipment, and software.

Scope of Standards Developing Activity

Specifically, ATIS consensus-based committees and forums focus on those technical functions and characteristics associated with: dialing considerations of public telecommunications; network interconnection and interoperability; interoperability for Internet Protocol Television (IPTV); ordering, billing and provisioning of telecommunications services; telecommunications fraud; internetwork interoperability testing; network reliability; network and services integration; telecommunications-related bar-coding and electronic data interchange and commerce; electrical protection of telecommunications facilities; wireline and wireless disability accessibility; digital wireless accessibility for users of TTY (text telephony) devices; interactive voice response; international roaming; number resource conservation; privatization of Federal Communications Commission Part 68; and the definition of generic requirements to be developed within the telecommunications industry.

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