First NGMN 6G White Paper Presents 6G Drivers and Imaginative and prescient
Frankfurt, Germany, April 19, 2021: Immediately, the Subsequent Era Cellular Networks (NGMN) Alliance publishes its first 6G White Paper specializing in the 6G Drivers and Imaginative and prescient. As a world organisation representing the complete worth chain, NGMN is ready to take the lead in offering impactful steerage for international 6G actions to reply to the wants of finish customers, societies, cellular community operators and the ecosystem as a complete.
On this White Paper, the NGMN Cellular Community Operators (MNOs) determine the important thing drivers for 6G and description their imaginative and prescient for 6G and the longer term transition of networks enabling differentiated companies with expanded market alternatives and novel expertise. Moreover, the paper outlines the important thing challenges to be thought-about in a journey in direction of 6G, and emphasizes the necessity for a wholesome and unified international ecosystem and requirements.
NGMN believes that the persevering with evolution of the cellular business, and the underlying applied sciences, should be guided by the crucial to safeguard the three elementary wants going through the society at massive, and the telecoms business in particular, particularly:
- Societal Targets: Future applied sciences ought to contribute additional to the success of quite a lot of United Nations Sustainable Improvement Targets (SDG) corresponding to: environmental sustainability, environment friendly supply of well being care, discount in poverty and inequality, enhancements in public security and privateness, assist for ageing populations, and managing increasing urbanization.
- Operational Requirements: There’s a sturdy must make the planning, deployment, operations, administration, and efficiency of the cellular operators’ networks extra environment friendly.
- Market Expectations: Buyer necessities should be glad by providing new companies and capabilities, supported by evolving applied sciences in a cheap method.
A differentiated expertise evolution is required. Any new technological improvement must be assessed with respect to its differentiation from 5G, and any enhancements must be benchmarked, together with pragmatic deployment situations, with the regulation of diminishing returns in thoughts.
As operators are constantly partaking with finish customers, together with vertical industries, they’re in a wonderful place to grasp their future wants. To deal with the talked about subsequent era drivers in a holistic manner, it’s also essential to additional have interaction with consumer teams representing societal wants.
The NGMN Board strongly recommends that the above described drivers are prioritised within the international analysis, design and improvement of the following era of requirements and applied sciences.
Anita Doehler, CEO NGMN, says: “6G is certainly one of our key strategic matters. With our future imaginative and prescient of 6G and the associated NGMN Work Programme, we’re dedicated to setting the worldwide footprint and offering impactful steerage to the business in growing 6G. We allow a singular collaboration among the many NGMN Partnership together with operators, distributors and analysis organisations and exterior stakeholders. Going ahead, the complete NGMN Alliance will work on use circumstances and end-to-end necessities. We invite business gamers to affix our endeavor for the good thing about the worldwide ecosystem.”
NGMN has a observe document in considerably impacting 4G and 5G improvement, and is finest positioned to offer related and well timed steerage to the entire ecosystem all through the 6G improvement cycle.
The White Paper 6G Drivers and Imaginative and prescient is the primary of a collection of deliverables that NGMN will publish throughout the subsequent years. NGMN will construct upon the high-level steerage offered on this White Paper and interact additional in larger particulars and specifics.
About NGMN Alliance (www.ngmn.org)
The NGMN Alliance (Subsequent Era Cellular Networks Alliance) is a discussion board based by world-leading Cellular Community Operators and open to all companions within the cellular business. Its objective is to make sure that subsequent era community infrastructure, service platforms and gadgets will meet the necessities of operators and, in the end, will fulfill finish consumer demand and expectations.
The imaginative and prescient of the NGMN Alliance is to offer impactful business steerage to attain modern and reasonably priced cellular telecommunication companies for the top consumer with a selected give attention to supporting 5G’s full implementation, Mastering the Path to Disaggregation, Sustainability and Inexperienced Networks, and 6G.
NGMN seeks to include the views of all stakeholders within the telecommunications business and is open to 3 classes of members (NGMN Companions): Cellular Community Operators (Members), distributors, software program firms and different business gamers (Contributors), in addition to analysis institutes (Advisors).