We are pleased to announce the release of the nineth monthly report (June) of Dr. Hendrik Berndt’s 5G System Activities in Europe.

The Association of Radio Industries and Businesses (ARIB) requested that Dr. Berndt compile this report. Dr. Berndt resides in Germany and for over 10 years has worked at DOCOMO Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH as its CTO/CSO. He also has, among other distinguished positions throughout his career, overseen several EU R&D projects. Dr. Berndt is the elected Vice-chair of the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

The 5GMF, following its mission to provide useful information to its members, has decided to release a monthly summary of Dr. Berndt’s survey of 5G system activities in Europe.

A member’s ID and password is required to read this report. Thank you for your continued support of the 5GMF.

5G systems activities in Europe (05. June 2017)



1. 5G Pan-European Trials Roadmap
Key words: 5G IA Trials WG, 5G Private Trials, 3GPP Standard, WRC 2019, 5G Vertical Pilots, 5G for UEFA EURO 2020, 5G Trials City Challenge

2. 5G PPP PHASE 2 PROJECTS Just Started
Key words: 20 new 5G-PPP Projects, To-Euro-5G support action, European 5G Initiative, 5G ESSENCE, 5G CAR, 5GCity, 5G Media

3. New 5G End-to-End Architecture Framework
Key words: NGMN Alliance, NGMN Liaison Statement to 3GPP, Additional architectural perspectives, Test strategy for 5G candidate technology building blocks

4. Users take center stage for real-worked 5G sustainable services
Key words: New consumer insight summary research report, Consumers’ worries and their reflection in ICT-industry decisions, Less power, Reliable low-latency connection, Secure access to an online central repository

5. 5G and Productive 4.0
Key words: Largest European research initiative, Creation of a user platform across value chains and industries

6. Upcoming 5G events, organized by 5GPPP or taking place in Europe
Key words: 5G PPP@Helsinki 5G week, 2nd WS on 5G PHY/MAC layers Design and Hardware Aspects, 5G-ENSURE & CHARISMA: 2nd International Workshop on Security in NFV-SDN, Workshop “Spectrum for 5G”, Flex5Gware@CLEEN 2017, 5G WORLD 2017, 5G: “European roadmap, Global Impact”@EuCNC 2017, IEEE 5G Dresden Summit 2017