Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions

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Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions
Founded 1983; 34 years ago (1983)
Type Professional Association
Focus Information and communications technology
Area served
150 member companies
President and CEO
Susan M. Miller [1]
27 [1]

The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) is a standards organization that develops technical and operational standards and solutions for the ICT industry, headquartered in Washington, D.C. The organization is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).[2] It is the North American Organizational Partner for the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP),[3] a founding Partner of the oneM2M global initiative,[4] a member of and major U.S. contributor to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU),[5] as well as a member of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL).[6]

ATIS has 150 member companies,[7] including various telecommunications service providers, equipment manufacturers, and vendors.[8] The organization encompasses numerous industry committees and fora, which discuss, evaluate, and author guidelines concerning such topics as 5G,[9] cybersecurity, network reliability, technological interoperability, emergency services,[10] billing,[11] M2M,[12] the all-IP transition,[13] and network functions virtualization.[14]


  1. ^ a b "Form 990: Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax". ATIS. Guidestar. December 31, 2015." (PDF). Retrieved December 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-11-26. Retrieved 2015-11-25. 
  3. ^ "Partners". Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  4. ^ "Partners". Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  5. ^ "Membership - List (SEC) [ITU external] [wind]". 2009-12-04. Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  6. ^ "Associate Member's Directory". Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  7. ^ "ATIS : Advancing ICT Industry Transformation". Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-01-30. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  9. ^ "ATIS outlines 5G requirements for North America". FierceWireless. Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  10. ^ "Archive". 2015-10-30. Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  11. ^ "ATIS & MEF Collaborate to Accelerate CE Ordering Process". Light Reading. Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  12. ^ "'Rise of the Machines': oneM2M releases specs for M2M". FierceWireless. Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  13. ^ "New ATIS-SIP Interconnection Profile Will Facilitate IP Transition". USTelecom. 2015-07-23. Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  14. ^ "New NFV Forum Focused on Interoperability". Light Reading. Retrieved 2016-09-28.