Officers

Chair

Joseph Levy (InterDigital) 

jslevy@ieee.org

Vice Chair

Position is Open

If interested, please contact/speak with the Chair

Recording Secretary

Position is Open

If interested, please contact/speak with the Chair


Working Documents

Open Issues:

Call for contributions on:

•      Technical and discussion contributions on 802.11 technical performance relative to IMT-2020 requirements.

•      Technical and discussion contributions on interworking/integration of 802.11 with the 3GPP Next Generation System.

•      In support of 802.1 NENDICA

Group Formation Docs

11-16/1057r1


July 2018 – San Diego, CA, USA

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-18/1039r2   

Closing Report

11-18/1328r1

Meeting Minutes

11-18/1264r1  

 

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•      Reviewed AANI SC Status/Background

•      No Vice-Chair or Secretary was elected – No nominations – Call still open

•      Contributions:

  1. 11-18/1240r0 “802.11ax for IMT-2020 eMBB Indoor Hotspot” (Sindhu Verma)
  2. 11-18/1243r0 “3GPP Update/Status (Release 15 – June 2018)” (Joseph Levy)

•      Discussed status of 802.11ax IMT-2020 “self-evaluation”

•      A Straw Poll was taken:

 “Do you agree with the validity of the conclusions of the EMBB indoor hotspot self-evaluation results for 802.11ax as presented in 18/1240r0 “Benchmarking of 802.11ax against eMBB Indoor Hotspot requirements using IMT-2020 simulation methodology”
Results: Yes: 22, No: 0, Abst:20

Called for contributions on:

1.     Technical and discussion contributions on 802.11 technical performance relative to IMT-2020 requirements.

a)      Benchmarking of 802.11 performance.

b)      Analysis and simulation results of 802.11 performance relative to the IMT-2020 requirements.

c)      Discussion and planning contributions related to progressing this work.

2.     Technical and discussion contributions on interworking/integration of 802.11 with the 3GPP Next Generation System:

a)      Reviews or tutorials on current 3GPP SA solutions related to 3GPP 2G/3G/4G core network and 802.11

b)      Reviews, tutorials, or commentary on the completed 3GPP SA studies for 5G

c)      Reviews, Tutorials, or commentary on 3GPP SA WGs ongoing activities related to 5G for 3GPP

d)      Technical and discussion contributions on interworking/integration with 3GPP RAN NR.
(Lower priority as 3GPP RAN TSG is not currently working on interworking specifications.)

3.     In support of 802.1 NENDICA

a)      proposals of industries to address

b)      contributions defining areas of 802.11 interest or discussion

 

Call for Vice Chair Nominations:

·         The AANI SC Vice Chair position is currently open, if you or someone you know are interested in serving in this position please contact the AANI SC Chair.  Thank you.

Call for Secretary Nominations:

·         The AANI SC Secretary position is currently open, if you or someone you know are interested in serving in this position please contact the AANI SC Chair.  Thank you.

 

Scheduled Teleconferences

•      None


May 2018 – Warsaw, Poland

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-18/0632r3   

Closing Report

11-18/0975r0

Meeting Minutes

11-18/0913r2  

 

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•      Reviewed AANI SC Status/Background

•      No Vice-Chair was elected – No nominations

•      Contribution:  11-18/0915r0 – “Benchmarking of 802.11ax against eMBB Indoor Hotspot requirements using IMT-2020 simulation methodology”

•      Discussed future potential useful outputs for the AANI SC

Scheduled Teleconferences

•      None


March 2018 – Rosemont, IL, USA

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-18/0311r3   

Closing Report

11-18/0583r0

Meeting Minutes

11-18/0531r1

 

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•      Reviewed AANI SC Status/Background

•      Discussed 11-18/0481r0 – 3GPP TSG SA specification status update:

•      3GPP TSG SA has completed two specifications:

1.      23.501 v15.0.0: System Architecture for the 5G System; Stage 2 (Release 15) 2017-12

2.      23.502 v15.0.0: Procedures for the 5G System; Stage 2 (Release 15) 2017-12

•      3GPP TSG SA is still working on one specification and a study of interest:

1.      33.501 v0.7.1: Security architecture and procedures for 5G system (Release 15) 2018-01

2.      TR 23.793 v0.2.0: Study on Access Traffic Steering, Switching and Splitting support in the 5G system architecture (Release 16) 2018-01

 

•      Discussed 11-18/0517r0: 802.11ax for IMT-2020 EMBB indoor hotspot and dense-urban

•      Discussed possible additional AANI work

 Scheduled Teleconferences

•      None


January 2018 – Irvine, California, USA

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-17/1867r4   

Closing Report

11-18/0265r1   

Meeting Minutes

11-18/0228r2

 

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•      Reviewed AANI SC Status/Background

•      Reviewed draft of: SKELETON FOR A CANDIDATE IMT-2020 RIT BASED ON IEEE 802_11 (11-17/1889r2)

•      Discussed the content and desire to submit an 802.11 based IMT-2020 RIT proposal to the January ITU-R WP5D meeting in Seoul. No document was approved for submission to ITU-R WP5D.

•      Discussed “802-11ax for IMT-2020” 11-18/0256r0

•      Discussed possible additional AANI work

Called for:

•      Technical and discussion contributions on 802.11 technical performance relative to IMT-2020 requirements and other competing technologies.

•      Technical and discussion contributions on interworking/integration of 802.11 with the 3GPP Next Generation System:

•      Technical and discussion contributions on interworking/integration with 3GPP RAN NR. - Lower priority as 3GPP RAN TSG is not currently working on interworking specifications.

•      In support of 802.1 NEND IC activity

 Scheduled Teleconferences

•      None


Teleconference Monday, 8 January 2018 @ 11:00 ET

Meeting agenda

Meeting Minutes

11-18/0062r1 

11-18/0102r1


Teleconference Monday, 18 December 2017 @ 11:00 ET

Meeting agenda

Meeting Minutes

11-17/1881r0 

11-17/1888r1


Teleconference Monday, 11 December 2017 @ 11:00 ET

Meeting agenda

Meeting Minutes

11-17/1855r1  

11-17/1872r0


Teleconference Monday, 4 December 2017 @ 11:00 ET

Meeting agenda

Meeting Minutes

11-17/1835r2 

11-17/1838r0


Teleconference Monday, 27 November, 2017 @ 11:00 ET

Meeting agenda

Meeting Minutes

11-17/1819r3 

11-17/1827r0


Teleconference Monday, 20 November 2017 @ 11:00 ET

Meeting agenda

Meeting Minutes

11-17/1808r1 

11-17/1816r0


November 2017 – Orlando, Florida, USA

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-17/1553r4  

Closing Report

11-17/1780r0  

Meeting Minutes

11-17/1729r2 

 

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•      Reviewed AANI SC Status

•      Generated a reply LS to NGMN (11-17/1744r3)

•      Generated an LS to IEEE 5G (11-17/1750r3)

•      Called for contributions related to 3GPP SA 3GPP core network and 802.11 interworking

•      Discussed way forward for the 802.11 ITU IMT-2020 framework submission

 Scheduled Teleconferences

To address IEEE 802.11 IMT-2020 Framework documentation

•      Monday, 20 November 2017 @ 11:00 ET

•      Monday, 27 November, 2017 @ 11:00 ET

•      Monday, 4 December 2017 @ 11:00 ET

•      Monday, 11 December 2017 @ 11:00 ET

•      Monday, 18 December 2017 @ 11:00 ET

•      Monday, 8 January 2018 @ 11:00 ET


September 2017 – Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-17/1222r2 

Closing Report

11-17/1510r0 

Meeting Minutes

11-17/1458r1

 

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•      Reviewed AANI SC Status

•      Continued discussion teleconference activity – 11-17/1242r0 – “Strategies to Maximize Adoption of 802.11 in 5G Networks”

•      Discussed 802.1 NEND ICA and future ICA possible actions

 Scheduled Teleconferences

•     none


July 2017 – Berlin, Germany

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-17/0889r3

Closing Report

11-17/1153r0

Meeting Minutes

11-17/1093r1

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•      Discussed LS statement from 3GPP SA (11-17/0903r0) – see Agenda

•      Discussed 11-17/1064r0: “Overview of 3GPP SA Next Generation System Documents Related to Non-3GPP Access to the 5G Core Network”

•      Discussed 802.1 NEND IC and future IC activity and possible AANI SC actions – see Agenda

 Scheduled Teleconferences

•     Thursday, July 27 @ 9am – cancelled

•     Thursday, August 3 @ 9am EDT

•     Thursday, August 10 @ 9am EDT

•     Thursday, August 17 @ 12 noon EDT (rescheduled)

•     Thursday, August 24 @ 9am EDT

•     Thursday, August 31 @ 9am EDT

•     Thursday, September 7, @ 9am EDT

The focus of these teleconferences will be to progress the work of the AANI SC via contributions, if no contributions are provided these teleconferences will be cancelled.

 10-15 September 2017 F2F, Waikoloa Village, Kona, HI, USA

•       Two meeting slots planned: Monday PM1 and Thursday AM2 - TBC

•      Contributions on SA/802.11 interworking: 2G/3G/4G

•      Contributions on SA/802.11 or RAN/802.11 interworking or related 5G/nextGen

•      Continue discussions on NEND IC and report of NEND IC activity.

•      Generate an 802.11 contribution(s) for NEND IC activity

 

 

 


May 2017 - Daejeon, Korea

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-17/0550r2

Closing Report

11-17/0830r1

Meeting Minutes

11-17/0796r1

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•      Completed 11-17/0378r1 Reply to 3GPP RAN WG 2 on Estimated Throughput reply LS 11-17/0315r0

•      Agreed to be sent during mid-week plenary

•      Discussed with 802.11 TGmd how to progress this work.

•      Completed the LS 3GPP SA (11-16/1574) on suggested technical areas of engagement and requesting guidance on SA planning/timing

 Scheduled Teleconferences

•      None

 July 2017 plans, F2F, Berlin, Germany

•      Two meeting slots planned

•      Review contributions on current SA/802.11 interworking: 2G/3G/4G

•      Discuss any other contributions (5G/nextGen topics)

•      Discuss and address and LSs received

•      Review: IEEE 802 network enhancements for the next decade Industry Connections activity


Teleconference Thursday 20 April @ 10:00 ET

Meeting agenda

Meeting Minutes

11-17/0551r1

11-17/0609r0


March 2017 – Vancouver, BC, Canada

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-17/200r2

Closing Report

11-17/0509r3

Meeting Minutes

11-17/0605r0

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•      Reviewed response LS from 3GPP RAN TSG (11-17/0444r0).

•      Reviewed outgoing LS to 3GPP SA TSG (11-16/1574) and background information in (11-17/0005r0 and 11-17/0480r0). 
Call for contributions to progress this work.

•      Agreed to postpone the reply to 3GPP RAN WG2 LS on Estimated Throughput until the May meeting (11-17/0315r0, draft reply:11-17/0378r0).
Call for contributions to progress this work.

•      Reviewed the activity of the “IEEE “5G” Specification” – 802.1 OmniRAN ICAID meeting and reviewed the ICAID (omniran-16/0084r5).

•      Generated two text proposals for the ICAID and provided them to the 802.1 OmniRAN Chair.  These proposals were applied to the ICAID (omniran-16-0084r7). Note this version of the ICAID was approved and an Industry Connections (IC) activity was started in 802.1.

 Scheduled Teleconferences

•     Thursday, 20 April @ 10am EDT and

•     Thursday, 04 May @10am EDT

The focus of these teleconferences will be to continue to define technical areas to discuss with 3GPP SA TSG and work on 11-16/1574: the LS to 3GPP SA Requesting Status and Information on WLAN integration in 3GPP NextGen System. 

 

 May 2017 plans, F2F, Daejeon, Korea

•         Two meeting slots planned

•         Continue to work on the LS to 3GPP SA TSG: 11-16/1574

•         Continue to work to define technical areas to discuss with 3GPP RAN

•         Continue to work to define technical areas to discuss with 3GPP SA

•         Follow the IEEE 802 network enhancements for the next decade Industry Connections Activity (An 802.1 IC Activity – resulting the 802.1 OmniRAN Ad Hoc ICAID.)


January 2017 – Atlanta, GA, USA

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-16/1600r4

Closing Report

11-17/0178r0

Meeting Minutes

11-17/0150r0

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•                     Completed the 802.11 draft reply LS (11-16/1510r3) to the LS from 3GPP RAN2 on estimated throughput (11-16-1384r0).  The draft LS was approved by 802.11 and was sent to RAN2 by the 802.11 Chair (R2-1700673)

•                     Completed the 802.11 draft LS (11-16/1573r4) to 3GPP RAN Requesting Status and Information on Radio-Level Integration.  The draft LS was approved by 802.11 and was sent to RAN by the 802.11 Chair (RP-170026)

•         Discussed Industry Connections project - informative - no conclusions

•         Reply liaison to RAN2 draft created – still being discussed, not agreed, plan competition @ January meeting.

 Teleconferences

•         No Teleconferences were scheduled prior to the March 802.11 Plenary

 


Teleconference Thursday 5 January @ 10:00 ET

Meeting Minutes

11-16/1351r0

 


Teleconference Thursday 15 December @ 10:00 ET

Meeting Minutes

11-16/1351r0

 


Teleconference Thursday 1 December @ 10:00 ET

Meeting Minutes

11-16/1351r0

 


November 2016 – San Antonio, TX, USA

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-16/1318r3

Closing Report

11-16/1542r0

Meeting Minutes

11-16/1598r0, 11-16/1547r0 (referenced in 11-16/1598r0)

 

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•         Reported on 3GPP replies to 802.11 LS (11-16/1101r10)

•         Straw Polled interest in new LS to 3GPP RAN and SA

•         Polls indicated some support: 8/0/19 and 7/0/14, respectively

•         Discussed Industry Connections project - informative - no conclusions

•         Reply liaison to RAN2 draft created – still being discussed, not agreed, plan competition @ January meeting.

 


Teleconference Thursday 27 October 2016 @ 10:00 ET

Meeting Minutes

11-16/1351r0

 


Teleconference Tuesday 27 September 2016 @ 10:00 ET

Meeting Minutes

11-16/1303r0

 


September 2016 - Warsaw

Main Documents

Final Agenda

11-16/1128r3

Closing Report

11-16/1281r1

Meeting Minutes

11-16/1287r0

 

Achievements

The main achievements of this meeting were

•      LS sent to 3GPP RAN/SA

•         11-16/1101r10
“Draft LS from 802_11 to 3GPP RAN and SA on IMT 2020”

•         Straw Poll in support of the Draft LS Y/N/A 16/0/0

•         802.11 WG Motion Y/N/A 36/1/2

•         Sent by 802.11 WG Chair to 3GPP RAN/SA

•         802.1CF. OmniRAN held a kick off meeting Wednesday 14 Sept PM2 discussing “Option A”

 


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