NGMN Press Conference on 5G and the Future Role of the NGMN Alliance

Dr. Jae Byun presenting the NGMN 5G strategy
Dr. Peter Meissner moderating the Press Conference
Audience at the NGMN Press Conference
NGMN Board Members on the panel

At the NGMN Press Conference at Mobile World Congress on 25th February 2014, NGMN Board Executives introduced the launch of the Alliance’s “5G” initiative – an initiative to provide end-to-end “5G” Operator requirements and to support the global and aligned development of “5G” standards and solutions.

The initiative was presented by

  • Jae Byun, Chairman NGMN, CTO, SK Telecom
  • Kris Rinne, SVP Network Technologies, AT&T
  • Yuhong Huang, Deputy General Manager CMRI, China Mobile
  • Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, CTO, Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Seizo Onoe, CTO, NTT DOCOMO

moderated by P. Meissner (Operating Officer, NGMN Alliance).


More than 100 participants (press, analysts and NGMN Partner representatives) attended the event.

Press Release: Mobile Operators defining requirements for “5G”

Barcelona, Spain, 24th February 2014


The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance is excited to announce the launch of a global initiative for 5G. Inspired by the strong industry collaboration which materially contributed to the success of LTE and its adoption across the world, this initiative will deliver key operator requirements intended to guide the development of future technology platforms and related standards, create new business opportunities and satisfy future end-user needs.


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