We are pleased to announce the release of the first monthly report (August) 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. August 2016)



1. 5G Manifesto for timely deployment of 5G in Europe
Key words: digital ecosystems, vertical industries, cross-sector policy enhancements, Pan-European 5G trials

2. European Guidelines on Net Neutrality
Key words: the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC), net neutrality rules

3. European 5G Annual Journal July 2016
Key words: 5G ecosystem evolution, vertical industry needs, ten key topics concerning 5G development in Europe

4. 5G PPP Security Work Group outcomes
Key words: 5G security vision, 5G PPP security white paper

5. Upcoming 5G events, organized by 5GPPP or taking place in Europe
Key words: 5th 5G PPP information day, Digital Week in Bratislava, 5G PPP project @ IEEE PIMRC 2016, Workshop on Virtualized Coordinated Spectrum Access for 5G Systems, NGMN Industry Conference 2016, The Second Global 5G Event, 2nd International Workshop on 5G RAN design