This is a documentation for 5G-LENA. To see high-level feature overview, project goals or read the developer blog, head over to the project homepage.

What's new?

Curious about what was added or improved recently? Check out the 5G-LENA Changes file. We also maintain the 5G-LENA Release Notes in a separate file.

Getting started

The best way to get started is to read the thorough guide to download, build, install and start using 5G-LENA.


If you want to contribute to 5G-LENA, if you spotted a bug, need a feature or have an awesome idea, you can get a copy of the sources from Gitlab and start right away! There is a guide about NR Coding style and best practices which you should follow to keep the project as consistent and maintainable as possible.

Contact & Support page

See the Contact & Support page on the project website for further information.


5G-LENA is licensed under the GPLv2 license:

Copyright (c) 2018 CTTC

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation;

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA