South Korea to submit national 5G standards to the ITU

South Korea plans to submit national 5G standards to the ITU in February 2018. South Korea is the first country to prepare 5G standards from a national perspective, informs the etnews server. It is expected that the proposal will include standards that are being developed by private companies and private standardisation organisations. South Korea wishes to become the first country with a commercial 5G deployment in 2019. This plan is backed by the country‚Äôs long-term strategical need to influence the global 5G standardisation process in favour of their technology, standards and norms.