190802 NGMN PreCommTrials Framework definition v3.0

Definition of the Testing Framework for the NGMN 5G Pre-Commercial Networks Trials

The focus of this document is to evaluate the performance of 5G new radio (NR) which is based on the 3GPP standard.

The main purpose of this document is to assess and benchmark the performance of the 3GPP compliant 5G NR.

Initially the focus is on phase 1 (release 15) of the 5G NR standardisation which focuses on enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) and some aspects of ultra-reliable low latency communications (URLLC).