Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions

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Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions
Type Professional Organization
Focus Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry, technology, NGN, and infrastructure
Area served
Method Industry standards, Committees, Forums, Councils, Publications
225 member companies
Key people
Susan M. Miller, President and CEO; Kris Rinne, Chairman

The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) is a standards organization that develops technical and operational standards and solutions for the ICT industry. ATIS is headquartered in Washington, D.C. The ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions has more than 250 member companies,[1] including various telecommunications service providers, equipment manufacturers, and vendors.[2] The ATIS encompasses numerous industry committees and fora, which discuss, evaluate, and author guidelines concerning such topics as data security, network reliability, technological interoperability, subscription services, and product labeling.[3]

ATIS is a member organization of a number of other standards organizations. In addition to being a founding member of the Global Standards Collaboration, ATIS is a member organization of the Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) and the ITU Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) of the International Telecommunication Union. It is also the founding North American Organizational Partner of the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), a founding Partner of oneM2M, and a member of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL).

In the United States, ATIS competes with a number of other network equipment standards developers, including IEEE and the Telecommunications Industry Association.