Overview: The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) is a North American standards body formed to develop telecommunications standards, operating procedures and guidelines. It was formed in 1984 to address issues arising as a result of the court-ordered breakup of the Bell telephone system. ATIS member companies are North American providers of telecommunications services, and include wireline and wireless service providers, competitive local carriers, interexchange companies, local exchange companies, manufacturers, software developers, resellers, enhanced service providers, and providers of operations support. ATIS conducts its work through a variety of fora as well as committees.
Specifications: Available at: https://www.atis.org/docstore/default.aspx
IPR Policy: See Section 10, available at: http://www.atis.org/legal/Docs/OP/atisop.pdf
Current Status: Active
Last Updated: December 9, 2013