(Fornebu, Norway, 4 July 2018) The EU has given Telenor Group coordination responsibility for its new European project to accelerate the uptake of 5G across Europe. The initiative, 5G Verticals INNovation Infrastructure (5G-VINNI), comprises 23 partners including major operators, academia and industry vendors. Read the complete article: https://www.telenor.com/media/press-release/telenor-group-to-coordinate-pan-european-5g-project
Learn how to participate in the 5G PPP Phase 3 ICT-19 Call -deadline on 14 November 2018. Detailed information available at https://5g-ppp.eu/. The Video is directly accessible on the 5G PPP YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/1O8JNysJdFg. The video is released by the To-Euro-5G Project, co-funded by the European Commission.
InterDigital Joins 5GVINNI Board to Establish 5G Vertical Use Cases Invitation to develop business and ecosystem model further strengthens InterDigital’s leadership in 5G Read the Press Release: http://ir.interdigital.com/file/Index?KeyFile=394875444 https://www.nasdaq.com/press-release/interdigital-joins-5gvinni-board-to-establish-5g-vertical-use-cases-20180904-00119 https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/09/04/1564643/0/en/InterDigital-Joins-5GVINNI-Board-to-Establish-5G-Vertical-Use-Cases.html For more information, visit: www.interdigital.com. InterDigital Contact: Patrick Van de Wille Email: email@example.com +1 (858) 210-4814 Source: InterDigital, Inc. Copyright 2018, © S&P Global […]
Santa Clara, 12 July, 2018 – At the first IEEE 5G World Forum, that took place on 9 – 11 July 2018 in Santa Clara, CA, USA, the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G IA) and the 5G PPP played a key role in co-organizing the Worldwide 5G Industry Fora Session, and in presenting three Phase 2 […]
On 14 September 2018, Pål Grønsund from Telenor Research and co-ordinator of the 5G-VINNI project will present the overall project concept and infrastructure of 5G-VINNI during the ICT-19 information day During the information day future users from the vertical sectors will have the opportunity to learn about the features and capabilities of the infrastructure and […]
5G-VINNI has participated at the 5G-PPP Phase 3 Information Day in Brussels, 14th Septemeber 2018 (https://5g-ppp.eu/5g-ppp-phase-3-information-day/) Pal Gronsund, Telenor ASA, 5G-VINNI Coordinator, presented the project to the audience.
The latest 5G PPP Newsflash, prepared by the To-Euro-5G project, is available online at: https://5g-ppp.eu/newsletter-13/
Pål Grønsund from @TelenorGroup is informing the Norwegian Communications Authority (NKOM) about 5G-VINNI during a frequency seminar focusing on plans for 26 GHz #5G @5GPPP
5G Brasil is hosting the 6th Global 5G Event – 5G Technology Changing Paradigms of a New Society – with other leading 5G organizations from China, European Union, Japan, Republic of Korea and United States of America on November 28-30, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio de Janeiro, RJ – 30 August 2018 – […]
The new 5G Observatory, which will track the development of 5G networks in Europe, is now up and running. (Source: Digital Single Market, Digibyte28, September 2018, https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/eye-future-european-5g-observatory) The European Commission’s online platform of the 5G Observatory and the Observatory’s first quarterly report were presented yesterday at the 5G Techritory forum in Riga, Latvia. 5G is […]
On 14 June 2018, 3GPP rolled out the standalone (SA) version of the 5G standard. 5G has now moved to the trial phase. In no later than two years from now, we expect to see first deployments of commercial 5G systems. While the 5G standard is in place, the challenge to bring the 5G into […]
At the four day 5G-VINNI meeting (2-5 Oct, 2018) at the premises of Altice Labs in Aveiro, all the 8 Facilities sites hold a presentation of the latest updates of their sites. Over 50 5G-VINNI team members worked in parallel Work Package meetings.
Call information: Call identifier: 5ginfire-2 ‑ 2nd 5GINFIRE Open Call “Innovative experiments” Submission deadline: 18 December 2018 at 17:00 Brussels local time Mandatory feasibility check deadline: 5 December 2018 at 17:00 Brussels local time Full Call Information Call objectives: The main technical objective of 5GinFIRE is to build and operate an open and extensible 5G […]
The 5G-VINNI Webinar for ICT-19 proposers has provided detailed information about the facility offering that can be used by ICT-19 projects and how to request access to it. All related material is available through the webinar event page. After you consult the information on this page, please contact 5G-VINNI centrally or via one of the […]
Mahmood Kashif, Telenor Norway, Deputy Technical Manager of 5G-VINNI, presented the project at the Broadband World Forum in Berlin on 24 October 2018.
During the FUSECO Forum 2018, Fraunhofer FOKUS launched the 3GPP Release 15 based Open5GCore being the first 5G core network implementation that we will use as basis for the 5G-VINNI Patras and Berlin experimental facilities. The new Open5GCore features a large number of new components which enable the establishment of true 5G testbeds, breaking […]
On 6th December, 5G-VINNI is co-organising a networking session on 5G network infrastructures at the ICT 2018 event in Vienna. The session title is: “Stimulating innovation over next generation 5G network infrastructures”. The session aims to stimulate an interdisciplinary discussion on the requirements for a 5G end-to-end facility from the industry customers’ perspective. The idea […]
The 5G PPP Technology Board organised a three day workshop with a focus on 5G performance KPIs. The organisation was supported by project 5GCAR and Ericsson Research that hosted the workshop at its headquarters in Kista, Sweden from 20-22 November 2018. Magnus Frodigh, acting head of Ericsson Research opened the workshop with an inspiring presentation […]
Joint networking session: “Stimulating innovation over next generation 5G network infrastructures” ICT 2018 – Vienna, 6 December 2018 Organised by Eurescom on behalf of 5G EVE, 5G-VINNI, and 5GINFIRE On 6th December 2018, Horizon 2020 projects 5G EVE, 5G-VINNI, and 5GINFIRE organised an interactive networking session at ICT 2018 in Vienna, which was dedicated to […]
The workshop was held from 20-21 February in Leganes, Spain hosted by UC3M. With the increasing pressure for an evolution of the mobile network, several views have been discussed in the academic, industry, and especially standardization communities. It is now clear that the upcoming 5G network, whose first deployment on carrier grade will start in […]
5G-VINNI will be in Valencia, Spain, for the EuCNC 2019, 7th Global 5G Event, and Celtic-Next Event, from the 17th to the 21st of June. We will have a booth at the exhibition, together with 5GinFIRE. We are also co-organizing the “Special Session 1: Validating and Demonstrating the Satellite Integration into 5G” and will present […]
The 5G PPP TMV WG (Test, Measurement and KPIs Validation Working Group) released its first White Paper on “Validating 5G Technlogy Performance – Assessing 5G architecture and Application Scenarios”. The TMV WG works under the leadership of 5G-VINNI partner Keysight Technologies that is leading the worn in 5G-VINNI on the execution and validation of Use […]
5GVINNI and 5GHEART discuss the aquaculture use case for 5G in Sealab premises in Norway.
Experts gather in Aalborg for another fruitful 5G-VINNI project meeting, hosted by Keysight. Some of the highlights of the meeting were the update on 5G-VINNI facilities, the External Stakeholders Board meeting, interaction with 5G PPP ICT19 projects and the research topics involved.
5G-VINNI publishes initial speedtest results for mmWave. The tests on the live infrastructure achieved 3.8 Gbps on the download (DL) link and 1 Gbps on the upload (UL) link in a 5G Non-Stand-Alone (NSA) configuration with 800 MHz bandwidth and 5 MHz anchor band. Even at a distance of 630 m from the base station, […]
5G-VINNI held a training webinar on OpenTAP test composition and automation. This webinar was the first of five webinars on test and KPI measurement that 5G-VINNI offers. The webinar was given by Lars Nielsen from Keysight Technologies and was attended by close to 40 participants. The webinar is recorded and can be watched online. The […]
5G-VINNI held a webinar on Verticals Onboarding, Testing and Monitoring in 5G-VINNI. The webinar shed light on how 5G-VINNI onboards vertical applications using the Network Slice as a Service (NSaaS) delivery model to offer customized service experience to verticals. The webinar is targeted to designers and developers of vertical industry services and applications and operations […]
5G-VINNI published a white paper on “Onboarding Vertical Applications on 5G-VINNI Facility”. You can download this publication from Zenodo. Visit the pages Dissemination and Other publications for more.
5G-VINNI offered a series of training session webinars on testing and measurement of KPIs. This post consolidates the links to the training material Training session 1 – OpenTAP: introduction to test composition and automation Date: March 3rd 2020, 14:00-15:00 CET Watch the recorded webinar Download the presentation slides from this website Training session 2 – Development […]
The IEEE ICC 2020 workshop on Intelligent 5G Network Slicing has been organized by SliceNet and 5G-VINNI to present the latest advances in network slicing, and results on experimentation and trials in the verticals. The workshop will take place virtually, on the 11th June 2020, from 10.00 to 13.30 CEST. Visit the workshop website here: […]
The whole 5G-VINNI team is proud to announce that Service Level connectivity has been created between Norway, Spain and Greek facility sites. All facilities expose their Customer Facing Services (CFSs) at public accessible locations: Spain: http://5g-vinni.5tonic.org/ Greece: https://patras5g.eu Norway: http://www.norway-portal.5g-vinni.eu/ Moreover, Norway exposes services by FlowOne. We managed to exchange Service Specifications from our catalogs […]
Watch the video in which Patras5G, the 5G-VINNI Greece facility site demonstrates Amarisoft callbox 5G with Huawei CPE Pro 5G and Samsung A90 5G.
A breath-taking moment for 5G-VINNI. The complete 5G base station being air lifted for installation at Norwegian Defense premise. The installation is part of one of the main use cases being performed in 5G-VINNI towards validation of verticals applications. The so called defense use case is being supported by a dedicated network slice as described […]
If you want to know how rain, trees, body, +++ affect #mmWave #5G, then login to the Rohde & Schwarz seminar where Kashif Mahmood and Ole Grøndalen from 5GVINNI will answer these questions. Register for the webinar
A set of innovative demonstrations showing progress in the implementation of the 5G-VINNI Norway Facility site was given at the 3rd Nordic Conference on ICT: 5G for Industry & Society 5.Nov 2020. The first demonstration showed the Orchestration of Network Slices with end-to-end automation to achieve zero touch deployment. It was shown how a slice […]
The catalyst Digital Business Marketplace won the TMForum award for Business Impact. Led by BT and championed by Telenor we shared 5G-VINNI work on business layer requirements originating in Deliverable D5.2 Watch the award ceremony video and read the press TMForum press release.
The ZSM PoC Management team has officially approved the PoC proposal backed by 5G-VINNI members Telefonica – Telenor – Universidad Carlos III (UC3M) – University of Patras (UoP) and supported by Openslice. The PoC is titled “Automated Network Slice Scaling in Multi-Site Environments”. This Proof of Concept aims at demonstrating the capacity to automatically scale […]
The team at the UK 5G-VINNI experimentation facility site at Adastral park published a new video demonstrating an end-to-end robotic telepresence experiment. Using outdoor mmWave line of sight technology, the experiment shows that 5G provides high bandwidth and low latency communication capabilities for Industry 4.0 applications. The experiment was conducted in co-operation with 5G PPP […]
The first report of ETSI ISG ZSM PoC#2 is available at the ZSM wiki. The report incorporates substantial contributions from 5G-VINNI. The ZSM ISG PoC#2, entitled “Automated network slice scaling in multi-site environments”, has the aim of demonstrating the capacity to automatically scale out a deployed network slice instance across multiple administrative domains. This will […]
Jose Ordóñez-Lucena from Telefonica, presents the on-going work on the ZSM PoC#2 at the OSM-MR#10 Ecosystem Day, taking place on 10th March 2021, 2:30pm-6:00pm CET. You can register and join the session here. Jose’s presentation is titled: “On the use of OSM to allow for automated network slice scaling in multi-site environments” ETSI ZSM ISG […]
The presentation of the ZSM POC#2, as described in a previous post is now available at the ETSI OSM site for download. As anticipated it is based on substantial contributions from the 5G-VINNI project. The image below shows the scenario setup for the PoC.
5G-VINNI deliverable D5.3 delivers the final 5G-VINNI Business Layer design and discusses how the identified Business Layer capabilities will gradually rollout along the 5G-VINNI Maturity Levels (MLs), starting from 5G-VINNI operation for internal experimentation purposes, up to the long-term vision for commercial 5G-VINNI experimentation as a service. In order to determine this gradual and phased […]
The upcoming ETSI webinar is showcasing “ZSM ISG PoC#2: Automated network slice scaling in multi-site environments”. In this webinar, a PoC demo applied over a network slice deployed across two 5G-VINNI facility sites in Spain and Greece will show OSM and OpenSlice stacks collaboratively work to provide automation means for a zero-touch scaling operation over […]
The verticals task force of the TMV work group of the 5G PPP just released the white paper on service performance measurement methods over 5G experimental networks. This white paper analyses vertical use cases of various domains for their performance KPIs and their mapping to 5G network KPIs. The scope is to identify (based on architectural […]
5G-VINNI published experimental data used to validate “An Exposed Closed-Loop Model for Customer-Driven Service Assurance Automation”. The related research paper will be presented at EUCNC 2021. In the paper we propose an exposed closed-loop model based on service exposure which is meant to automate service assurance tasks like auto-scaling in a network function virtualization (NFV) […]
5G-VINNI introduces the notion of 5G-VINNI Business Layer, which is a collection of BSS and OSS functions required for the operation of pre-commercial 5G testbeds and commercial 5G networks. In this white paper, we present the capabilities and design of the business layer, and a plan for the phased rollout of these capabilities along four […]
The 5G PPP Architecture work group is organising a workshop on Architectural Evolution toward 6G Networks. The workshop is part of the 5G World Forum that is taking pace on 13-15 October 2021 in Virtual and Montreal, Canada The call for paper is published at https://5g-ppp.eu/Architectural-Evolution-toward-6G-Networks/ The goal of the workshop (WS) is two-fold. On […]
On 2nd August 2021, the 5G PPP work group on architecture published version 4.0 of its series of white papers entitled “View on 5G Architecture”. This version includes the views of 5G PPP Phase III of the and is now available for public consultation. Among other projects, 5G-VINNI significantly contributed to this white paper. Version […]
The 5G PPP work group on Test, Measurement and KPI Validation prepared a white paper in order to provide some insight on the factors that practically affect performance of deployed experimental 5G systems in the field. The white paper includes mainly the views of Phase III infrastructure projects of the 5G PPP and contains significant […]
On 21st September, TelecomTV published the first of two roundtable videos about 5G innovation for industry verticals. The session sponsored by 5G-VINNI partner Nokia featured two speakers from the project: 5G-VINNI Coordinator Pål Grønsund from Telenor Research and David Kennedy, Director of Eurescom. They discussed, how 5G-VINNI has contributed to unlocking the value of 5G-enabled […]
Ensuring that 5G-enabled applications and services perform well requires large-scale experimentation. The 5G-VINNI project has addressed this challenge by providing an end-to-end experimentation facility for 5G services. The video provides a brief overview on the 5G-VINNI facility and how it has enabled the validation of around 30 different vertical use cases via large trials across […]
On 28th September, TelecomTV published the second of two roundtable videos about 5G innovation for industry verticals. This roundtable focused on orchestration and automation of network slicing, in particular on how 5G-VINNI has proved how zero-touch digital orchestration can simplify network slicing and lay the foundation for reliable, profitable, industry-specific 5G services. The session sponsored […]
The latest edition of the 5G PPP Trials & Pilots brochure contains a contribution by 5G-VINNI on “5G & network slicing for the Norwegian Defence” (pages 8-9). The article describes the results of a 5G-VINNI trial that has been conducted with the Norwegian Defense at the 5G-VINNI Norway facility site. 5G PPP Trials & Pilots […]