2017-01: 3GPP 5G RAN Adhoc RAN Functional Split

As you might know, the RAN working groups met last week in cold Spokane, US, for their first big adhoc meeting on 5G. This time I would like to report on RAN3 discussion, since there are major decisions to be taken concerning the 5G RAN architecture that will have a major impact on all future mobile communication networks.