Press Releases


December 14 – VRIF To Publish Industry Guidelines at CES


November 29 – OIF Launches CEI-112G Projects, Forms Network Operator Working Group

November 13 – XGS-PON Interoperability Advances After Second Plugfest


September 14 – Broadband Forum launches two Open Broadband projects and publishes virtual Business Gateway standard

September 13 – VR Industry Forum to present first draft of its industry guidelines at IBC 2017

September 6 – Three-fold jump in Gfast certifications aligns with service provider momentum

September 4 – IBC 2017 Press release: Ultra HD Forum To Shed Light on the Future of UHD


August 30 – OIF Updates Micro Intradyne Coherent Receiver IA for Beyond 100G Applications

August 8 – UHD Alliance Announces New Officers and Board Member


June 26 – Start-ups and telecoms giants among latest additions to Broadband Forum as 15 new members join

June 21 – Why The Next Big Move In The $6.6B Advertising Industry Is A Tech, Entertainment Mix

June 13 – OIF Approves Virtual Transport Network Service Implementation Agreement

June 13 – Broadband Forum Launches Gfast Council 

June 13 – First 6 Gfast certified products announced by Broadband Forum and UNH-IOL 


May 18 – Broadband Forum makes rapid progress on CloudCO, 5G and Open Broadband

May 16 – IETF and Broadband Forum participants collaborate to streamline network operations and management

May 2 – Broadband Forum and SDN/NFV Industry Alliance Partner on Network Transformation


April 21 – Ultra HD Forum demonstrates that HDR is real at NAB show 2017

April 21 – Ultra HD Forum enriches guidelines with Forensic Watermarking at NAB 2017

April 19 – Sensify Security Joins OpenFog Consortium to Strengthen Cyber-Defense Within Fog Platform

April 17 – GSA Brings Together Largest Online Gaming Companies To Collaborate On Its Third Party Interface (TPI) Standard

April 15 – Association Management Solutions (AMS) Achieves AMC Institute Re-Accreditation

April 4 – Ultra HD crystallizes around Phase A


March 30 – Media Alert:  Ultra HD Forum TO Run HDR Masterclass during NAB 17’s Global TV Tech Day

March 28 – Broadband Forum’s annual awards, elections and a new project for home network performance

March 27 – AMS Celebrates 20 Years of Successful Association Management

March 20 – Microgaming Software Systems LTD. Joins GSA Europe As Platinum Member

March 16 – Broadband Forum launches new Council for NG-PON2

March 15 – Plethora of OIF Activities at OFC 2017

March 5 – Broadband Forum announces creation of new Executive Advisory Council

March 3 – ShanghaiTech Leads OpenFog Consortium Greater China


February 28 – UHD Alliance Defines Premium Viewing Experience for Battery Operated Devices Unveils “Mobile HDR Premium” Logo for Laptops, Notebooks, Tablets and Smartphones

February 21 – OIF Announces Multi-Vendor Interop Demo at OFC

February 14 – OIF Concludes SDN Transport API Interoperability Testing

February 8 – OpenFog Consortium Releases Landmark Reference Architecture for Fog Computing

February 2 – OIF Approves Agreement on Polarized Multiplexed Quadrature Modulator

February 2 – Gaming Standards Association(GSA) Announces 2017 Board of Directors, Board Members


January 26 – Gaming Standards Association(GSA) Partners with iGaming Academy to Host E-Learning Sessions on GSA’s Industry Standards

January 20 – Gaming Standards Association(GSA) Creates GSA Europe Association

January 5 – VR Industry Forum Formed to Boost Adoption of VR Services




December 15 – Industry’s first XGS-PON Plugfest extends PON interoperability

December 7 – OIF Announces New Flex Ethernet Projects and Workshop


November 17 – OIF Announces Board Elections and New Project Starts
November 14 – Takes Center Stage as Broadband Forum Takes Part in ITU Telecom World 2016
November 3 – OIF Partners with UNH-IOL to Certify Optical Control Plane UNI


October 19 – Open Networking Foundation and ON.Lab to Merge to Accelerate Adoption of SDN
October 12 – Broadband Forum Focuses on the Business End of NFV at SDN World Congress


September 26 – OIF Launches Optical Projects to Enable Next Generation Modules
September 21 – Liberty Global and CableLabs Join MulteFire Alliance
September 14 – Streaming Video Alliance Expands Quarterly Member Meetings Beyond U.S., Hosts First Event in London
September 8 – OIF Announces Plans for SDN Transport API Interoperability Demonstration
September 6 – Ultra HD Forum Tops 55 Members, Makes Industry Guidelines Public, and Announces Plugfest #2 in Amsterdam
September 1 – AALTO University Joins the OpenFog Consortium


August 30 – Promise of Significant Revenue Growth for Operators as Broadband Forum Publishes First YANG Modules for FTTdp Management Software Specifications
August 30 – OIF Launches CEI-112G Project for 100G Serial Electrical Links
August 10 – Broadband Forum Brings NFV Home


July 28 – Broadband Forum and ON.Lab Collaborate on CORD
July 27 – Deutsche Telekom Calls on Broadband Forum Members to “Collaborate on ‘True Convergence’ of Mobile and Fixed Networks to Unlock Full Potential of 5G”
July 26 – OIF Starts Work on a Terabit-plus CFP8-ACO Module
July 26 – New GSA System-to-System Standard (S2S) and Simple System Interface (SSI) Specification Streamline Network Interfaces, Increase Efficiencies and Speed


June 28 – OIF Starts Work on CFP8-ACO and Completes Multi-Link Gearbox Agreement
June 20 – Gaming Regulators, Suppliers Reap Benefits of New GAT Standards from GSA
June 15 – Streaming Video Alliance Appoints Jason Thibeault as Executive Director
June 9 – MulteFire Alliance Announces Open Day and Technical Workshop in Beijing
June 2 – World’s Leading Companies Shape the Future of Broadband Networks
June 1 – Player-to-System Interactions are now Streamlined with Common PUI Templates in Two Breakthrough New Standards from the GSA


May 18 – Gaming Just Got Easier with New G2S (Game-to-System) v3.0 Standard from GSA
May 12 – Streaming Video Alliance Releases Open Caching Functional Requirements and Streaming Quality of Experience Industry Guidelines


April 27 – Operators Outline Their Visions for the Next Generation Broadband Network at Unique Atlanta Event
April 26 – Gaming Development, Operation, Regulation Become More Streamline as GSA Releases 11 New Matured Standards
April 22 – OPC Foundation and OpenFog Consortium Agree to Collaborate on Technical Specifications Around Fog Computing in Industrial Automation
April 19 – GSA Introduces Forum for Operators’ Business & Technical Challenges
April 19 – Softbank, Sercomm and Rohde & Schwarz Join the MulteFire Alliance
April 19 – Princeton University Contributes iSDX Code to Open Networking Foundation’s
April 18 – Ultra HD Forum Releases First Industry Guidelines for Deploying End-to-End Live & Pre-Recorded UHD Services in 2016
April 12 – UHD Alliance announces Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player Certification
April 12 – GE Digital, IEEE and Schneider Electric Join OpenFog Consortium Board of Directors
April 7 – First In-Person Meeting of New Internet Engineering Steering Group and Internet Architecture Board Members
April 6 – ONF to Hold Second Annual AppFest for Application and OpenFlow Interoberability Testing at The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab


March 16 – GSA Announces 2016 Board of Directors, Board Members
March 15 – Wayne State University Joins OpenFog Consortium
March 11 – Toshiba Joins OpenFog Consortium to Help Enable Fog Computing
March 10 – OIF Completes FlexE IA for Data Center Interconnections
March 2 – OIF Unveils Interoperability Demo Plans


February 24 – GSU Joins the OpenFog Consortium to Help Enable For Computing and Security
February 22 – RTI Joins OpenFog Consortium as an Early Member to Accelerate Industrial IoT Adoption
February 18 – OIF Approves Pluggable Coherent Optics Module Implementation Agreement for Industry Use
February 18 – Streaming Video Alliance Heads to Yahoo for Quarterly Meeting; Seven Working Groups to Convene
February 16 – Open Networking Foundation Releases Second Version of Atrium Open SDN Software Distribution
February 11 – MulteFire Alliance to Showcase Momentum at Mobile World Congress
February 4 – PrismTech Joins the OpenFog Consortium to Help Enable Efficient Edge to Cloud Data Connectivity for the Internet of Things
February 4 – Gigabit Subscribers Projected to be At Least 100 Million by 2020


January 28 – GSA Shows Gaming Industry a Path Forward at ICE 2016
January 21 – OIF to Host Public Workshop on 100G Developments
January 12 – ITpreneurs and Open Networking Foundation Partner to Launch Entry-Level SDN Certification Testing
January 6 – Broadband Forum Chairman:  “Deploy G. Fast Right or Miss Out on Unique Opportunity to Bring Showcase Technologies at CEX to the Masses
January 4 – UHD Alliance Defines Premium Home Entertainment Experience