Nick Sampson is Director, Wireless Access and Core Network Standardisation, Orange. Javan Erfanian is Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Bell Canada. Nan Hu is Lead Researcher and Manager of 5G Standardisation, China Mobile Research Institute. The vision of the NGMN Alliance is to expand the communications experience by providing a truly integrated and cohesively managed delivery platform that brings affordable mobile broadband services to the end user with a particular focus on 5G while accelerating the development of LTE-Advanced and its ecosystem. For more information about NGMN Alliance, please email [email protected] or visit https://www.ngmn.org.