Title: Commercial Deployment and Future of 5G
Abstract: 5G commercial deployments have been started in 2019-2020, globally. NTT DOCOMO has launched Pre-5G Commercial service from September 20, 2019 in Japan and plans to launch 5G commercial service in spring of 2020. In this presentation, overviews on network deployment, services and use cases provided in the Pre-5G and to be provided in 5G commercial are explained. Studies for requirements and technologies for further evolution of 5G including 6G has been started, already, in our industry and academia. NTT DOCOMO’s views and activities on these topics are also provided.
Biography: Mr. Takehiro Nakamura joined NTT Laboratories in 1990. He is now SVP and General Manager of the 5G Laboratories in NTT DOCOMO, Inc. Mr. Nakamura has been engaged in the standardization activities for the W-CDMA, HSPA, LTE/LTE-Advanced and 5G at ARIB in Japan since 1997. He has been the Acting Chairman of Strategy & Planning Committee of 5G Mobile Communications Promotion Forum(5GMF) in Japan since October 2014. Mr. Nakamura has also been contributing to standardization activities in 3GPP since1999, including as a contributor to 3GPP TSG-RAN as chairman from April 2009 to March 2013. He is also very active in standardization of C-V2X/Connected Car in ARIB and ITS Info-communications Forum in Japan. He is now a leader of Cellular System Task Group of ITS Info-communications Forum.