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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2018 Vol.19 No.3 P.309-321


A tutorial on 5G and the progress in China

Author(s):  Shan-zhi Chen, Shao-li Kang

Affiliation(s):  State Key Laboratory of Wireless Mobile Communications, China Academy of Telecommunications Technology (CATT), Beijing 100191, China

Corresponding email(s):   chensz@datanggroup.cn

Key Words:  5G, IMT-2020, Key technology, Standardization, Field trial

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5G has been developing at high speed since 2012 and has become a global economic driver. In this paper, we offer a survey of 5G covering visions, requirements, roadmap, key technologies, standardization, frequency management, technology trials, industrial ecology, and a list of main 5G contributors. We also point out the contributions to 5G from China, aiming to be ‘globally leading in 5G’ by acting as a main 5G contributor in standardization and promoting/enhancing the Chinese 5G industry. Finally, progress on 5G is reviewed mixed with our rethinking of 5G.




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