At its recent meeting in Chongqing, China, ITU-R Working Party 5D, which is charged with defining the IMT-Advanced global 4G technologies, decided on these technologies for the first release of IMT-Advanced. In the ITU-R Report, which will be published shortly. The working group declared that LTE-Advanced, the next-generation of LTE, and WirelessMAN-Advanced technologies have successfully met all of the criteria established by the ITU for the first release of 4G, otherwise known as IMT-Advanced. The report is expected to be approved by the ITU member states at the ITU-R Study Group 5 meeting in Geneva late next month.
- Fierce Wireless. See also the original ITU-R press release.