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1st NG112 Plugtest hosted by ETSI

Nemergent members at succesfull 1st NG112 plugtest in Sofía Antipolis (France).

18 March 2016 – University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), nemergent promoters, participated in the first ever emergency communications interoperability Plugtests in Europe, 14-18 March in Sophia-Antipolis, France.

The event, organised by ETSI and EENA (the European Emergency Number Association) was designed to trial independently and jointly all components of the 112 communication chain based on NG112 networks. During the event, different items of the NG112 chain were put to the test.

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About ETSI

ETSI produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, aeronautical, broadcast and internet technologies and is officially recognized by the European Union as a European Standards Organization. ETSI is an independent, not-for-profit association whose almost 800 member companies and organizations, drawn from 64 countries, determine its work programme and participate directly in its work.

About EENA

EENA, the European Emergency Number Association, is a Brussels-based NGO set up in 1999 dedicated to promoting high-quality emergency services reached by the number 112 throughout the EU. EENA serves as a discussion platform for emergency services, public authorities, decision makers, researchers, associations and solution providers with a view to improving the emergency response in accordance with citizens’ requirements. EENA is also promoting the establishment of an efficient system for alerting citizens about imminent or developing emergencies.

The EENA memberships include more than 1200 emergency services representatives from over 80 countries world-wide, 75 solution providers, 15 international associations/organisations, more than 200 Members of the European Parliament and over 90 researchers.

March 20th, 2016

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