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<<UPDATED 2022-06-24>> Mr. Basavaraj (Basu) PATTAN (Samsung Electronics Ind. Co., Ltd. (TTA) elected new Vice Chair of SA WG6.

Within the 3GPP Technical Specification Group Service and System Aspects (SA), the 3GPP TSG SA WG6 (SA6) is the application enablement and critical communication applications group for vertical markets. The main objective of SA6 is to provide application layer architecture specifications for 3GPP verticals, including architecture requirements, functional architecture, procedures, information flows, interworking with non-3GPP application layer solutions, and deployment models as appropriate.

SA6 is currently responsible for application layer specifications, with emphasis on the following:

  • Critical communication applications (e.g. Mission Critical services for public safety, railways)
  • Service frameworks (e.g. Common API Framework, Service Enabler Architecture Layer, Edge Application enablement, Messaging enablement)
  • Enablers for vertical applications (e.g. automotive, drones, smart factories)

Terms of reference

The latest terms of reference were approved at SA#91-e in document SP-210265

Useful links and information

The following table is based on the standard template for WG information. Details will be added as soon as they are known.

About SA WG6 List of elected officials
Documents Meeting documents
  Work items
Meetings Next meeting information & previous meeting reports and documents
  Liaisons Statements
  Full SA WG6 meeting calendar
General info Email exploder lists
  Link to PCPS specifications from OMA


SA Working groups and Ad Hoc groups 
TSG SA Plenary  
TSG SA WG1 Services
TSG SA WG2 System Architecture and Services
TSG SA WG3 Security and Privacy
TSG SA WG4 Multimedia Codecs, Systems and Services
TSG SA WG5 Management, Orchestration and Charging
TSG SA WG6 Application Enablement and Critical Communication Applications
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