5G Summit Panel Optimistic About Industry Meeting December Deadline for 5G NSA

The industry, namely 3GPP, has a lot of work to do if it’s going to meet the December 2017 deadline to finalize the specifications for Non-Stand Alone (NSA) 5G New Radio (NR), but participants in a panel appearing at the Brooklyn 5G Summit seem to think it’s achievable.

A member of the audience, who is thoroughly involved in the 3GPP standards debates, cited challenges around the radio side and very specific items, saying he’s concerned there are major problems to be solved before the end of the year and not enough time to address them. 

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