5G – Standardization, current state and evolution

19 Jun

Ignacio Berberana, Senior Research Engineer, IMDEA Networks Institute & 5TONIC

In-house Presentation

The seminar will cover the current status of the standardization in 3GPP of the new 5G radio interface (NR) and core network (NGC), including the steps undertaken for the acceleration process recently approved, that will allow for early implementations by the end of 2018. The main characteristics of NR and NGC agreed in the study phase (release 14) will be explained. Also, the potential frequency bands to be used and the operational modes foreseen will be covered in the seminar.
About Ignacio Berberana

Ignacio Berberana is working as a Senior Research Engineer from January 2017, where he is collaborating on various research efforts at IMDEA Networks as well as contributing his expertise to the 5TONIC laboratory. He received his MSc degree in Mining Engineering from the Madrid Polytechnic University in 1987. That year he was awarded a National Research Grant to study adaptive control systems. In 1988 he joined Telefonica I+D (Telefonica research labs), where he has worked in areas covering satellite and wireless communications, including several European projects (CODIT, MONET, Rainbow, Artist4G, iJOIN, 5G NORMA and 5G-XHaul). Before joining IMDEA Networks, he was responsible for the Innovation unit in the Radio Access Networks Direction of Telefonica Global CTO office, which deals with the long term evolution of mobile access, including 5G systems.

This event will be conducted in English


  • Location: Sala 1.1/2 IMDEA Networks Institute, Avda. del Mar Mediterráneo 22, 28918 Leganés – Madrid

  • Organization: NETCOM Research Group (Telematics Engineering Department, UC3M); IMDEA Networks Institute
  • Time: 11:00 pm
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