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digital services based on a user centric    up of the ETSI Group Specification          These 13 European Standards
“smart city” model.                         “Global KPI Modelling for Green Smart       should be published in Q1 2018
                                            Cities” (ETSI GS OEU 009) developed         and will address: equipment and
ETSI SUPPORTS THIS USER CENTRIC             in ETSI ISG OEU (Operational energy         system standards to minimize energy
GOVERNANCE MODEL WITH NEW                   Efficiency for Users) in 2014 with the      consumption and optimize end-
STANDARDIZATION GROUP                       same city as initiator. ETSI GS OEU         of-life environmental impacts; KPIs
                                            009 should be published during Q1           with methodologies to determine
To address the issue of users’ involve-     2017. SDMC is involved in General           equipment energy efficiency;
ment in the standardization process, the    Engineering and Global KPI Smart            standardized global indicators to
city of Bordeaux decided to be invol-       City standardization. The group works       monitor the improvement of overall
ved in ETSI and initiate the creation of    closely with other ETSI standardization     efficiency of operational networks and
a working group dealing with “smart ci-     bodies involved in energy efficiency or     methodologies to evaluate information
ties”. The “Sustainable Digital Multiserv-  machine-to-machine technology as well       technology and networks equipment
ice Cities” (SDMC) group was created        as H2020 projects such as CITYKEYS          end-of-life environmental impacts.
in 2016 within ETSI Access, Terminal,       where Eurocities is a consortium
Transmission and Multiplexing (ATTM)        partner or the ESPRESSO project where       The ‘bottom-up’ approach to involve
technical committee. On the other hand      ETSI is a consortium partner. SDMC is       users in ETSI’s standardization process
and in order to identify cities’ needs      also closely cooperating in EC Mandate      enables them to contribute to the
at European level, Bordeaux created         M/462 phase 2.                              smart city standards. It allows cities to
a standards working group in January                                                    define their objectives, express their
2016 within Eurocities - an association     EUROPEAN STANDARDS TO ENABLE                needs in terms of interoperability
of over 140 European Cities.                EFFICIENT ENERGY USE                        and efficiency and contribute to the
                                            The European Commission mandated            technical standardization that will
FIRST SMART CITY                            CEN, CENELEC and ETSI to enable             support innovation and the regulation
STANDARDIZATION GROUP                       efficient energy use in fixed and mobile    of the «Sustainable Smart-Cities» of
CHAIRED BY A CITY AT ETSI!                  information and communication               tomorrow. l
The first Sustainable Digital Multiservice  networks through Mandate M/462
Cities meeting was held on 9 June           Phase 2. ETSI gathered a group of
2016 and Christophe Colinet, Smart          experts to issue 13 European Standards
City Project Manager in Bordeaux            (ENs) in support of the mandate. The 13
Metropolis (Directorate General for         ENs will support the implementation of
Digital and Information System), and        an efficient infrastructure of Information
EG4U** secretary, was elected as a          and Communication Technology in
Chairman. The objective of this newly       the following areas: Sites (access site,
created working group is to identify        radio access, central office, core site,
and share the needs of the cities           e.g. transmission site or data centre);
with the various national, European         Long haul/backbone using optical fibre
and international standardization           technologies; Transit/metropolitan
organizations. The specifications will      edge/back haul using optical fibre
serve as a starting point for discussions   technologies; Transport and local
with OEMs and support European              distribution access focused on optical
legislation.                                fibre technologies and radio based
                                            stations and Residential, including end-
This working group is a logical follow      user connections.

* Source : poll OpinionWay for Foncière des Régions, Novembre 2014

**EG4U: The European non-governmental organisation (NGO) of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Users. This NGO, dedicated to energy management & waste monitoring, has been created early December, 2015, by ICT
(Information & communications technologies) users, members of ETSI Industry Specification Group (ISG) called Operational
energy Efficiency for Users (OEU), based in Sophia Antipolis (France)

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