For 5G systems to start delivering value immediately, initial components of the New Radio (NR) technology need to satisfy both urgent market needs – by assisting LTE radio – and the longer-term requirements of 5G. In this context, LTE-NR tight-interworking is one of the most important technology components.
In this blog post, we will explain the concept and describe the key features now being standardized by the 3GPP.
Work on next-generation wireless access, commonly referred to as 5G, has officially started in 3GPP with the 5G workshop – attended by a record number of 500 technical leaders. The workshop was held in conjunction with the RAN plenary in Phoenix, AZ, USA, where a study item on channel modelling for frequencies up to 100 GHz was approved.
In this blog post I will share some reflections on the workshop.
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