October 2021

Get Involved with ATIS Committees

New participation in ATIS Committees is always welcome. If you or anyone you know would be interested in getting involved with the work outlined in this Report, please contact Rich Moran, ATIS Membership Director.

Committee Reports

Click on a committee name below to display this month's issues.

  • OBF: Ordering and Billing Forum
  • STEP: Sustainability in Telecom: Energy and Protection Committee
  • WTSC: Wireless Technologies and Systems Committee


  • New Issue: Business, operational, or technical needs that a committee has reached consensus to address.
  • Issue in Initial Closure: Issues for which a committee has reached consensus on a proposed resolution. The industry has a 21 calendar day period to review and comment on the consensus resolution developed by the committee. The committee's consensus resolution concludes its work on an issue unless new or substantive information is brought forth. During the 21 day review period, comments on a consensus resolution may be provided to the committee contact and committee leaders.
  • Issue in Initial Pending: Issues previously in Initial Closure for which new and substantive information impacting the consensus resolution has been received. An issue may also be in Initial Pending if output that may impact the consensus resolution is expected from another industry group, regulatory body or similar organization.
  • Issue in Final Closure: Issues for which work is completed and the resolution accepted by the industry.

Recently Approved ATIS Standards


    • Document Number: ATIS-1000080.v004
    • Title: Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN): Governance Model and Certificate Management
    • Type: Revision
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    • Document Number: ATIS-0600030.2021
    • Title: Line Powering of Telecommunications Equipment on Outside Plant (OSP) Twisted Copper Pair Loops
    • Type: Revision
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    • Document Number: ATIS-0700036.v003
    • Title: Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) 3.0 Mobile Device Behavior (MDB) Specification
    • Type: Revision
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    • Document Number: ATIS-0700040.v002
    • Title: North American Microwave Spectrum Bands (United States, Canada, and Mexico)
    • Type: Revision
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Recent Policy Filings


    • Date: 10/14/21
    • Description: Comments response supporting the Commission’s efforts to combat illegal robocalling, but opposing requiring direct access to number applicants to certify that the VoIP numbers for which they are applying will only be used to provide interconnected VoIP services.
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    • Date: 10/29/21
    • Description: ATIS letter to Fire Department of the City of New York and the New York City Department of Buildings to collaborate with the telecommunications industry to ensure that the amended New York City Fire Code does not negatively impact the reliability and availability of communications networks
    • View filing