4G Americas calls for ITU-R to step up on 5G

5G spectrum demands assessed by 4G Americas A co-authored white paper on potential 5G spectrum requirements has called for the ITU-R to step up on 5G, and make sure technical standardisation and 5G spectrum identification and harmonisation proceed in a co-ordinated way. A paper from 4G Americas calls on ITU-R to make sure it identifies frequency bands in a timely manner, and also that it acts as a key driving body for 5G standardisation (bold text below by Inside5G). Standards development and…

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MoU Season For 5G As Companies Link Up

The bells are ringing as we move into what must be 5G wedding season. Two high-profile Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) were signed this week as companies continue to take a co-operational approach to the network. Firstly, Alcatel-Lucent, recently acquired by Nokia Networks, has signed a collaboration with South Korea’s KT. The pair will work to test technologies before eventually introducing 5G mobile networks and infrastructure. “a way to … accelerate 5G technology adoption in the industry” Alcatel-Lucent’s virtualised Radio Access Network…

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5GPPP and 4G Americas sign MoU for 5G development

5G-PPP and 4G Americas have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which outlines that the organisations will work together in an attempt to build a clearer road to 5G. Information on basic 5G system concepts and fitting spectrum frequencies will be shared as the two attempt to find common interests in order to prepare global standards which are suitable for both. “4G Americas looks forward to cooperation with 5G PPP on the 5G vision” ‘Planning for the future 5G connected society…

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5Qs on 5G: With 4G Americas

Chris Pearson, President of 4G Americas, answers ‘5Qs on 5G’ for Inside 5G’s latest episode of the series. 4G Americas flexed its muscles in terms of 5G with the release of a public white paper last year; and Pearson’s outlines the associations efforts to balance its work fostering and supporting 4G and 5G innovation. 1. What is the main purpose of your involvement in 5G? 4G Americas strives to further the progress of mobile technologies in the Americas region, and specifically in…

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