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LS telcom joins the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA)


Lichtenau/Baden, Germany, 31st January 2019 – LS telcom, an expert in spectrum management and 5G spectrum consulting, was welcomed as a new member by the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA) during the plenary meeting on 30th/31st January.

5G-ACIA is a new global initiative with the aim to optimize the applicability of 5G technology and 5G networks in the manufacturing and process industry by addressing, discussing and evaluating relevant technical, regulatory and business aspects.

Dr. Andreas Müller (Bosch), Chairman of the 5G-ACIA declares, “We are delighted to welcome LS telcom as a member of 5G-ACIA. LS telcom is a recognized expert with solid experience in the field of 5G, spectrum policy, technology and regulations. We are therefore already looking forward to numerous valuable contributions from LS telcom to the various ongoing activities of 5G-ACIA.”

LS telcom has already assisted the EU, the UK government, the transport industry and diverse industry associations with projects that focused on the technology evolution, impact on spectrum policy and co-existence studies as well as infrastructure requirements of 5G. LS telcom also provides training courses on 5G related matters and is a member of the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC).

Dipl.-Ing. Roland Götz, COO and board member of LS telcom, said, “We are looking forward to collaborating with the 5G-ACIA to contribute to the success of 5G in the industrial domain and to support the application of 5G for the different use cases and very diverse requirements of the industry.”


About LS telcom
LS telcom is the global leader in spectrum efficiency. In an increasingly connected world, we assure that all spectrum users achieve their radio communication objectives in the most optimal and cost-efficient way. We deliver technologies and services to national and international regulatory bodies, to mobile and broadcast operators, to transport, critical infrastructure, defense, PPDR and vertical markets. We optimize spectrum management and spectrum use and enable new business models based on the internet of things (IoT) and 5G. Spectrum users in all markets rely on our experts and software for the planning and design of optimized radio networks. We plan networks of all technologies, including IoT.

On the regulatory side, we supply consulting and support services for spectrum policy development, pricing, auctions, trading, dynamic and licensed spectrum access considering technical, economic and social parameters.

Our highly modern SPECTRA Enterprise IT system provides regulators with fully automated workflow-based e-government capabilities in spectrum management. Combined with our flexible radio monitoring system, it is one of the most advanced systems for spectrum inventory and data mining, enabling highest spectrum efficiency.

Training on network technologies, standards, and regulations as well as radio monitoring system integration and optimization, transmitter installations and measurements complete our offer. Founded in 1992, LS telcom draws upon nearly 30 years of experience in the radio communications market. Over that period LS telcom, an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, has become a member of many industry associations and organizations, and cooperates with leading technology universities. This is how we ensure to be up-to-date with technologies, standards and regulations. As a member of the UK’s 5G Innovation Centre (at the University of Surrey), we are at the leading edge of 5G developments.

LS telcom operates worldwide with subsidiaries and affiliates in Canada, China, France, South Africa, UAE, UK and USA as well as representations and support offices in Argentina, Hungary and Oman. With its headquarters in Lichtenau, Germany, LS telcom is listed on the German stock exchange under ISIN DE 0005754402 since 2001.

About 5G-ACIA
The 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA) has been established to serve as the central and global forum for addressing, discussing, and evaluating relevant technical, regulatory, and business aspects with respect to 5G for the industrial domain. It reflects the entire ecosystem, encompassing all relevant stakeholder groups from the OT (operational technology) industry (such as industrial automation, machine builders or end users), the ICT (information and communication technology) industry (such as chip manufacturers, network infrastructure providers or network operators), academia (such as universities or research institutes) and other relevant groups (such as authorities or associations).

Further information:

LS telcom
Christiane Labitzke
(Germany) +49 (0)7227 95 35 296
(France) + 33 (0)1 84 79 41 95