Tag Archives: 5G

The 5G Myth – the emperor’s clothes revisited

The 5G myth is the title of book recently published by William Webb.  A short summary of the book can also be found in the summary William published on LinkedIn.  The authors dissects and debunks some of the hype – in … Continue reading

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TVWS, the Un-abandoned Child

My first attendance of an international (IEEE) conference took place last week, in the 81st IEEE VTC conference in Glasgow, Scotland. As expected, the conference was fully tagged with 5G technologies, mmWave, massive MIMO and etc. However, an exhibition held by … Continue reading

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When will you be able to get a 5G subscription?

About the conference: The Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) is a semiannual international academic conference on wireless communications. It is organized by the IEEE’s Vehicular Technology Society. Recent VTCs have been attended by about 600-700 people. The conference focuses mainly on … Continue reading

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What is old is new again!

The concern regarding the increase in data volume and stringent requirement for increasing the capacity of mobile broadband data is rising. Researchers from both academic and industry communities have started the activities around the fifth generation (5G) cellular networks. 5G … Continue reading

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5G at the horizon?

After intensive discussions in the past one to two years, the vision about the potential 5G and its enabling technologies seem clearer, based on observations in Johannesberg Summit. Seems most of the technologies are well known. The question is how … Continue reading

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Want to know what 5G would look like?

If you want to get a hint on what 5G would look like, the recently held Johannesberg Summit is the right place to visit. Don’t worry if you missed the event because all the talks, except panel discussions, can be … Continue reading

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5G – A new wireless network or computational paradigm?

The second day of the Johannesberg Summit was kicked-off by Jan Rabaey, UC Berkeley. Jan gave an interesting talk with a vision that we should see all devices around us not as passive sensors, but actually as computation and communication … Continue reading

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Spectrum for 5G – where is the watershed for national licensing?

An interesting panel debate on “what’s next” in Spectrum was held at the Johannesberg Summit. The was a rather striking discrepancy between the long and short term views. On hand we had the cellular industry debating strategies to get more … Continue reading

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5G and other key trends in Wireless and Mobile ICT – live webcast

Free, live webcast from the 2014 Johannesberg Summit live May 12-13, 2014! The Johannesberg Summit is THE meeting place for research leaders in Wireless and Mobile ICT. The summit is an annual forum to discuss trends and the long-term future. Interesting talks from industry … Continue reading

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5 Disruptive Ideas on 5G

Reading the latest edition of the IEEE Communications Magazine, my eyes fell on an interesting article entitled “Five Disruptive Technology Directions for 5G” where the authors (Boccardi, Heath, Lozano, Marzetta and Popovski) probe five “hot” technologies that they consider have … Continue reading

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