We are pleased to announce the release of the third monthly report (December) 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. December 2016)



1. Cognitive Network Management for 5G
Key words: cognitive network management architecture, beyond “self-anything”, Network Management White Paper 1.0, orchestration capability for handling conflicting or competing network management objectives

2. The Second Global 5G Event: “Enabling the 5G EcoSphere”
Key words: 5G policy perspectives, connectivity for the gigabit society, vertical industries, proof of concept for 5G

3. New European Electronic Communications Code – objectives for 2025
Key words: New European telecoms rules, strategic connectivity objectives for 2025, predictability for massive investments, efficient use of radio-frequencies

4. European Conference: Spectrum for 5G
Key words: Winning the global ‘race’ for 5G, regulators’ rules in spectrum release for 5G, European Commission action plan on 5G

5. Upcoming 5G events, organized by 5GPPP or taking place in Europe
Key words: 2nd International Workshop on 5G RAN design, EU project mmMAGIC’s International Workshop on Millimeter Wave-Based Integrated Mobile Communication for 5G, The 3rd Global event, EU project NORMA’s 4th International Workshop on 5G Architecture, IEEE 5G Dresden Summit 2017