Methods for Testing and Specification (MTS)

Definition - What does Methods for Testing and Specification (MTS) mean?

Methods for Testing and Specification is a technical committee in the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI), a European Standards Organization that creates globally applicable standards for communication technologies. MTS provides rules and guidance on how to develop telecommunications conformance testing specifications for standardization.

Techopedia explains Methods for Testing and Specification (MTS)

MTS is responsible for the following:

  • Identifying and defining advanced specification and testing methods
  • Establishing the methodologies that will be used to develop future standards and specifications testing, and for dealing with interoperability issues
  • Applying existing international standards to the requirements of ETSI standardization
  • Conducting field trials and pilot tests on the application of new methods

Much of the work MTS has done has been related to the development and use of specification languages. These include:

  • Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
  • Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
  • Long Term Evolution (LTE)
  • Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication (DECT)
Posted by:

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
Tweat cdn.techopedia.com
Techopedia on Twitter


'@Techopedia'
Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!
Techwise Webinar Series
The Cloud Imperative - What, Why, When, And How
The Cloud Imperative - What, Why, When, And How:
Join veteran analysts Dr. Robin Bloor of The Bloor Group, and Mark Madsen of Third Nature, as they explain how today’s cutting edge Cloud solutions can deliver enterprise caliber software like never before.

Email Newsletter

Join 138,000+ IT pros on our weekly newsletter

Resources
Free Whitepaper – Bridging the IT Operations Application Owner Gap
Free Whitepaper – Bridging the IT Operations Application Owner Gap:
Conflicting organizational needs all too often create tension between functional silos. Application owners demand more and more resources.
Free 30 Day Trial – VMTurbo Operations Manager
Free 30 Day Trial – VMTurbo Operations Manager:
VMTurbo's flagship product, Operations Manager maintains your virtual and cloud environments in a healthy state. It manages homogeneous and...