AfterDawn: Glossary


ATIS stands for the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions. It is a standards organization located in Washington D.C. It consists of over 250 member companies including telecommunications service providers, equipment manufacturers, and vendors. ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). It aims to prioritize the industry’s most pressing, technical and operational issues, and creates interoperable, implementable, end to end solutions and standards when the industry needs them and where they need them.

ATIS creates solutions that support the rollout of new products and services into the information, entertainment and communications marketplace. Its activities provide the basis for the industry's delivery of existing and next generation IP-based infrastructures, reliable converged multimedia services, including IPTV, enhanced Operations Support Systems and Business Support Systems and greater levels of service quality and performance.



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