Monthly Archives: September 2015

How much spectrum data is needed for efficient spectrum sharing ?

IEEE DySPAN 2015 is under way in Stockholm and I attended (actually co-organized) an NSF sponsored workshop on “Future Directions in Spectrum Management Research“. The actual organization of the workshop became, admittedly, somewhat “ad hoc”, but thanks to the strong and … Continue reading

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The “Tactile Internet” – a contradiction in terms ?

I was visiting our “sister center”  5G-Lab Germany  at their Academic Interaction Day yesterday. An interesting crowd of distinguished researchers was discussing the key design challenges and architectural concepts for 5G. There was a wide consensus about the three design dimensions … Continue reading

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Dynamic Spectrum – a solution for Africas spectrum problems?

Last week I was invited speaker at Africon 2015.  My keynote talk was on the role of Dynamic/Flexible Spectrum and “Cognitive Radio” in the deployment of rural internet access using wireless technology.  This sparked some interesting discussions in the panel I … Continue reading

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ITS Europe: Issues of mobile payment adoption

On 27-28 of June, I attended the 7th PhD Seminar organized by the International Telecommunications Society (ITS) Europe in San Lorenzo del Escorial, Spain. PhD Seminar’s participants also had the opportunity to attend the 26th European Regional Conference of the ITS. Using … Continue reading

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