NGMN Alliance Pushes Future Focus Areas with the Launch of the Global 5G Trial & Testing Initiative, Work on 5G End-to-end Architecture and a Vehicle-to-X Task-Force
The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance announced its newly launched activities on 5G Trial & Testing, End-to-end Architecture and Vehicle-to-X. The Alliance highlights its commitment to ensure successful 5G development, testing and standardisation in the coming years.
Throughout the year, the NGMN Alliance has provided industry-wide 5G guidance based on its requirements around 5G radio access, architecture, vertical services, security and spectrum. The NGMN Board – CTOs from leading international operators – has now agreed on significant new additional work-items for the coming years and discussed those with the NGMN Partners at the Forum meeting last week:
- 5G Trial & Testing Initiative: Definitionof proof points and testing methodologies, establishment of a globally aligned trial and testing platform for all NGMN Partners, comparison and benchmarking of technologies, identification of gaps and support of standardisation
- End-to-end Architecture: Development of a 5G end-to-end architectural framework and ‘big picture’, derivation of architecture design guidelines and requirements, enablement of synergies between SDOs and regional alignment
- Vehicle-to-X: Evaluation and driving of V2X technologies and business opportunities, co-operation with automotive industry stakeholders
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