The 5G Standard

3GPP Newcomers quick-start guide

Jun 27, 2024

The Chairs of the three Technical Specification Groups and the 3GPP Work Plan coordinator have prepared a  slideset aimed at newcomers to the project and those in need of a refresher course on a variety of topics.

The presentation looks at the key areas of:

  • What the 3rd Generation Partnership Project is
  • What the 3GPP 'Outputs' are
  • Details on the structure of the groups
  • How to contribute to the work

Alain Sultan, the 3GPP Work Plan Coordinator, is responsible for the updates and any further development of this Quick-start guide. If you have any feedback and proposed improvements, he would be glad to hear from you at

Go to the presentation (PDF):

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