- Work has started on the ns-3.28 release (release date to be determined).
- Dec 4-8: A week long workshop on ns-3 will be held at Sim4Net in India. This event is independently organized by the sponsors.
- October 12: A new feature release, ns-3.27, was published.
- July 17: ns-3's 2017 ESA Summer of Code in Space (SOCIS) program commenced.
- June 12-14,: ns-3 held its annual meeting in Porto
- May 4: Five Google Summer of Code projects were announced.