China Communications Standards Association

China 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2 International Telecommunication Union
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China Communications Standards Association
FormationDecember 18, 2002
FounderChinese Ministry of Information Industry
TypeStandards organization

The China Communications Standards Association (CCSA) is a Chinese professional standards organization with the responsibility for developing communications technology standards. The organization was founded on 18 December 2002, by the Chinese Ministry of Information Industry.[1]

The CCSA participates in standards development internationally. In 2004 it became an organizational partner of the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP);[2] it is an organizational partner of 3GPP's rival standards body 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2);[1] in 2011 it signed a collaboration agreement with the IEEE;[3] and it is recognized by and participates in the standardization activities of the International Telecommunication Union.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Mamoru Ogasawara. "Standardization Trend of the Communications Field in China | NTT Technical Review". Retrieved 2012-12-24.
  2. ^ "China, US Sign Standards, Light Reading Mobile". Retrieved 2012-12-24.
  3. ^ "IEEE and the China Communication Standards Association (CCSA) Sign Memorandum of Understanding,STM". Retrieved 2012-12-29.