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 Application Task Group of ITS Info-communications Forum.
5G Evolution and Beyond
5G is now commercial phase and it’s a time to accelerate study on 5G evolution and beyond taking into account real issues observed in the initial 5G and market trend. In this presentation, DOCOMO’s views on reality of 5G in terms of NW migration scenarios, spectrum deployment scenarios, performance, etc will be presented. And, our views and trial activities for 5G evolution and beyond will be presented