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The missing link in 5G

The headline features of 5G, the next generation of mobile networks, are new radio interfaces and new applications. But to provide the service those applications need, as well as fixing problems that operators have identified in the current generation, also requires radical changes to the way packets are routed in the mobile network. More

We play a leading role in ETSI ISG NGP which is investigating packet routing for 5G, with the expectation that new routing protocols will be in 3GPP Release 17. There is an informal group hosted by UK5G for those who want to be involved without participating in the formal standardisation activity; e-mail if you would like to join.

Flexilink, the result of over 30 years' experience of developing digital networking systems, meets the requirements for 21st-century digital networks that IP can't meet, including:

We are active in many international standards fora in addition to ETSI ISG NGP, including IEC and ISO/IEC JTC1, and chair AESSC SC-02 Subcommittee on Digital Audio and IEC Project Team 62379 (Common Control Interface for networked audiovisual equipment).

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