Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Profile: Friedhelm Hillebrand

By Anne Young
Monday 16 March 98

Fred Hillebrand, chairman of the Special Mobile Group at the European Telecommunications Standards Institut (ETSI), has seen it all before. The current dispute over third-generation mobile systems reminds him of the 1980s, when he was a principal driver behind the establishment of the GSM standard, and when the European mobile phone industry squabbled interminably about the details…

Fred Hillebrand, chairman of the Special Mobile Group at the European Telecommunications Standards Institut (ETSI), has seen it all before. The current dispute over third-generation mobile systems reminds him of the 1980s, when he was a principal driver behind the establishment of the GSM standard, and when the European mobile phone industry squabbled interminably about the details…

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