Industry Insights

How broadband mission critical device certification is being led by GCF and TCCA

  • 10 Jun 2024
  • Asif Hamidullah - GCF Office

Mission critical services (MCS) and critical communications must be available when needed, reliably providing voice and data connectivity to first responders, public safety services, transportation sectors, and more.

25 years of GCF - Helping the telecom industry to connect mobile devices and networks seamlessly since 1999

  • 15 Apr 2024
  • Lars Nielsen

The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there. But in technology, the past can feel so different that it’s a whole new planet. Let’s look back 25 years, to 1999: we were dealing with the Millennium Bug, while navigating the World Wide Web via dial-up.

The Non-Terrestrial Network opportunity – how GCF certification is enabling a rapid transformation

  • 15 Jan 2024
  • Carlos Pedraz

In this article, we will look at certification for devices connecting to Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTNs), using 3GPP wireless communications standards over satellite communications, how the Global Certification Forum (GCF) is extending its activities to cover this sector and how we will address challenges arising.

GCF certification simplifies technology evolution for mobile network operators and service providers

  • 30 Nov 2023
  • Lars Nielsen

From GSM to 5G, all generations of mobile wireless communication have been supported by GCF. In this article, we’ll look at how GCF handles the evolution of mobile technologies, and how it can help operators and service providers keep up with the latest changes.

GCF expands certification programmes to meet the needs of IoT use cases

  • 06 Sep 2023
  • Carlos Pedraz

In this article, we will review the challenges of testing and certification for the IoT, the industry trends as the sector evolves, and how GCF is helping ensure cost-effective, time-efficient certification programs are available.

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