What is ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute)?

European Telecommunications Standards Institute is a normalization association in the field of data and communications. ETSI upholds the development and examination of worldwide specialized norms for ICT-enabled systems, applications and administrations. ETSI was established in 1988 by the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT). ETSI is the formally recognized body with an obligation for the normalization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).