After two years of unprecedented and impressive progress under extreme pressure to complete Rel.15 and kickstart 5G rollouts earlier than planned, the coronavirus outbreak is forcing the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) to cancel all face-to-face technical specification group (TSG) and working group (WG) meetings in the first quarter. Where practical, the 3GPP meetings are being replaced with electronic meetings (e-meetings). And that’s not all: 3GPP meetings in the second quarter, originally to be held in China, are being relocated as a precautionary measure. Who could have predicted that? Clients, please log in to view the full content.