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5G Test Summit sets course for unified standard and unified ecosystem

By George Malim for Total Telecom
Thursday 09 March 17

The 5G Test Summit, held at Mobile World Congress 2017, brought together industry organisations, mobile network operators and vendors of 5G technologies to issue a joint declaration on the future direction of 5G trials and testing. The Summit emphasised the criticality of creating a unified global standard, backed by a strong unified ecosystem. Industry organisations ITU, 3GPP, NGMN, GTI and GSMA attended the event and were joined by executives from AT&T, China Mobile, NTT Docomo and Vodafone. In addition, the vendor community was represented by Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm. Speakers from each of the participants detailed the current state of play in 5G roll-out and set out their expected timeframe for increased testing of the technologies as they mature towards early commercial launches in 2020…

The 5G Test Summit, held at Mobile World Congress 2017, brought together industry organisations, mobile network operators and vendors of 5G technologies to issue a joint declaration on the future direction of 5G trials and testing. The Summit emphasised the criticality of creating a unified global standard, backed by a strong unified ecosystem. Industry organisations ITU, 3GPP, NGMN, GTI and GSMA attended the event and were joined by executives from AT&T, China Mobile, NTT Docomo and Vodafone. In addition, the vendor community was represented by Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm. Speakers from each of the participants detailed the current state of play in 5G roll-out and set out their expected timeframe for increased testing of the technologies as they mature towards early commercial launches in 2020…

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