European Commission and South Korea to pool resources for 5G

Sharath Kumar
New Update

SEOUL, S.KOREA: The European Commission (EC) and South Korea's government have reportedly struck a deal to pool resources on 5G and ICT R&D. An agreement to this effect was signed in Seoul.

According to Mobile World Live, Europe and South Korea will work together on defining what 5G actually means, as well as push for harmonised radio spectrum and global 5G standards to ensure interoperability.

Achieving global consensus on the broad definition of 5G, including key functionalities, is slated for the end of 2015. Coming up with a target timetable for 5G is another goal set for the end of next year.