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5G visionary organizations to meet in Beijing

May 24, 2016  

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Leading global associations are joining together to offer the first of the biannual Global 5G Events in Beijing on May 31 and June 1, 2016. The hosting association, IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group in China, has organized the first event, “Building the 5G Technology Ecosystem” to bring together experts  to discuss the status and progress on 5G through a series of focused sessions.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on the organization of a series of “Global 5G Events” was announced in October 2015 by the following parties of the Memorandum: 5G Americas, (Americas), The Fifth Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5GMF) (Japan), 5G Forum (Republic of Korea), IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group (China) and The 5G Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) (Europe).

CAO Shumin, chair of IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group, said that “the multi-lateral cooperation among the five leading 5G associations is a good foundation for the globally unified 5G standard and ecosystem.

The “Global 5G Events” intend to support multi-lateral collaboration on 5G systems across continents and countries. “Building the 5G Technology Ecosystem” will feature sessions on:

* 5G System Design

* 5G Air Interface

* 5G Network & Operation

* Technologies for 5G Terminals

* Testing Technologies for 5G

* 5G and Vertical Industries

The second Global 5G Event will take place in Rome Nov. 9-10.

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