5G Summit, NGMN and TAICS Signing Ceremony and NGMN Forum
From March 15 – March 17, 2016 NGMN organized and participated in a series of events around the topic 5G in Taipei, Taiwan.
The events kicked off with the 2016 Taipei 5G Summit on 15th March, a collaboration of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), Ministry of Education (MOE), Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan Association of Information and Communication Standards (TAICS). International speakers presented and discussed the global 5G status and challenges. During the 5G Summit, NGMN and TAICS signed a cooperation agreement.
In addition NGMN's Network Management & Orchestration (NWMO) project team took the opportunity to meet and continue to progress their work in describing requirements for 5G “Network Management and Orchestration”, covering fixed, mobile, cloud, and virtualized technologies from an NWMO point of view.
The NGMN Forum meeting on March 16-17, 2016 kindly hosted by Chunghwa Telecom rounded off the series of events. It gave all Partners the opportunity to get an update on the NGMN projects.
Alongside all of the events, several of NGMN's vendor companies and research asscociates such as Intel, the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Ericsson, Nokia, Rohde & Schwarz, National Taiwan University, and National Chiao Tung University showcased advanced products, technologies and applications to promote a better understanding of the 5G development.