Event Report: CommNet2 & Middlesex University Future Networks Workshop

On January 16th 2017, CommNet2 and Middlesex University hosted a successful workshop focusing on Future Networks. Here, our Event Champion Dr. Glenford Mapp of Middlesex University reports on the day’s presentations and discussions: Giles Heron (CISCO) Giles looked at the mechanisms and techniques needed to build and manage future networks using Software Defined Networking. His main point was that the … Read More

Event Alert: Latest Advances on 5G Air interface

We would like to bring your attention to a forthcoming CommNet2 workshop focusing on the latest advances on 5G-Air interface. Championed by Professor Rahim Tafazolli and Dr. Konstantinos Nikitopoulos from the University of Surrey, this free 1 day event will be based at Surrey’s Institute for Communications Systems (ICS), home of the 5G Innovation Centre on 22nd February 2017. There … Read More

5G & IoT test beds and trials series: BRE Watford 17/11/16

On 17/11/16, the sixth and final event of 2016 for the 5G and IoT UK test beds and trials partners took place at BRE Watford, kindly hosted by Martin Ganley and chaired by Stuart Revell. These events aim to bring together members of the community to present and share research updates from the cutting edge, as well as to discuss and … Read More

Insufficient Spectrum available for 5G warns EC report

A ground-breaking EC study into the deployment of 5G has revealed that the quantities of spectrum predicted to be required to deliver key potential benefits would have to be much larger than currently proposed. Real Wireless, who contributed to the analysis, highlighted that unless spectrum sharing challenges are addressed early, the socio-economic advantages of deployment will not be delivered (including … Read More

5G & IoT test beds and trials series: University of Bristol 13/09/16

In the fourth of a series of free events hosted by partners in 5G & IoT test beds and trials, attendees were welcomed to the University of Bristol by host, Professor Mark Beach and meeting chair Stuart Revell. The event bought together members of the community to listen to and share updates and activity from the cutting edge of research … Read More