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Get Up to Speed on the Current State of 5G Standardization at This ATIS Webinar

Get Up to Speed on the Current State of 5G Standardization at This ATIS Webinar

WHAT AND WHEN: Join ATIS Thursday, September 24, 2020; 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. ET for the 5G Standards Developments in 3GPP Release 16 and Beyond webinar.

BACKGROUND: In Release 16, 3GPP delivered important updates to 5G specifications to broaden their range of commercial applications and improve the efficiency of networks. 3GPP is now further enhancing 5G in Release 17 and starting to plan Release 18. This webinar provides an up-to-date view of the completed 3GPP Release 16 work with a particular focus on how the work is expanding capabilities of 5G and enhancing the technical performance of the mobile system.  It also looks ahead to future 3GPP deliverables and their use cases. The webinar covers:

  • The status of 3GPP’s work and the organization’s roadmap for the future
  • The main themes the delivered Release 16 features in 3GPP specifications
  • How enhancements to 5G are helping the 5G market proposition (e.g., through new service opportunities, or enhanced efficiency of 5G networks)
  • The long-term outlook in mobile standards

Panelists give a broad overview of 3GPP’s work and introduce some of the key technology elements. The webinar is suitable for people in technical roles and technical executives who want to understand the current state of 5G standardization.


Greg Schumacher – Global Standards, T-Mobile USA
Puneet Jain – Principal Engineer and Director of Technical Standards, Next Generation Standards Group, Intel Corporation and 3GPPSA WG2 Chairman
Wanshi Chen – Senior Director, Technology, Qualcomm and 3GPP TSG RAM1 Chairman


Iain Sharp, Principal Technologist, ATIS


LEARN MORE about ATIS’ 5G/Network Evolution work.


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Marcella Wolfe, Manager – Public Relations and Marketing Communications, ATIS