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Past Event Recordings
Future Network Security: Challenges & Opportunities Workshop
Virtual Event: 22-24 March 2021
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ITU-ETSI-IEEE Joint Testbed Workshop
Virtual Event: 15-16 March 2021
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Bridging the 4G/5G Gap: Telecommunications Roadmap for Implementation
A 2-part course focused on the technical aspects in applications, permitting and licensing negotiations, and deployment of next generation networking.
Virtual Event: 10 March 2021
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Upcoming Webinars
Edge Services for Future Network Generations
Next in the new series, 5G and Beyond: A Roadmap Approach
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Latest Webinars On-Demand
Cybersecurity and Privacy in Future Networks: Challenges and Opportunities
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Latest Publications
7 Experts Cast Their Visions for 5G and Beyond in 2021
This article polled seven experts from the Future Networks Initiative community to get their predictions about energy efficiency, deployment, massive MIMO, and others. Learn what the experts expect will occur in 2021
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IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
The articles in this special section focus on the evolution of automotive engineering that deploy 6G networks.
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Latest Podcast
The Edge Ecosystem From Now Through 2030
The coming decade of expected developments for the edge ecosystem as enabled by current and future network generations.
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Featured Video
Mission Critical Push to Talk (MCPTT) & Secure Communications Services Over Broadband (LTE/5G) for MNO, Governments, and Industries
Karim Chaari, Airbus
IEEE 2020 3rd 5G World Forum, 10 September - 2 November
2020 5GWF Karim Chaari

Feature Article

5G Abstract4

5G Spectrum Analysis: The Core of 5G Network Around the Globe

5G is the next evolutionary leap in the tech industry and wireless technology is being designed around the globe to offer seamless internet connectivity to users with low latency

Read more atTelecom Talk.


5G Digital Divide Interview

Can 5G Close the Digital Divide?

How cellphones will soon have better battery life and higher data rates, and replace broadband for millions of people

Read more at IEEE Spectrum.


Net Neutrality Abstract

Get Ready for the Next Front in the Net Neutrality Fight

This time, the issue will be whether the FCC should regulate U.S. Internet infrastructure

Read more at IEEE Spectrum.


NASA Rover

How NASA is Adapting to Busier and Noisier Communications With Mars

Perseverance’s lead telecom engineer explains how to handle interplanetary radio interference

Read more at IEEE Spectrum.

 

Technology Spotlight

Optical Abstract

Reconfigurable Optical Networks Will Move Supercomputer Data 100X Faster

Newly designed HPC network cards and software that reshapes topologies on-the-fly will be key to success

Read more at IEEE Spectrum.


5G Abstract

Efficient Beam Management in 5G mmWave

Learn about beamforming and beam management techniques with massive MIMO antennas in 5G mmWave, and how to model and simulate based on 3GPP-defined procedures.

Read more at IEEE Spectrum.


Telecom Abstract

The Cellular Industry’s Clash Over the Movement to Remake Networks

The wireless industry is divided on Open RAN’s goal to make network components interoperable

Read more at IEEE Spectrum.


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Wireless Technology Opens Opportunities For More Applications And Indoor 5G

2020 changes did not slow down the telecommunications industry as it steamrolls ahead with 5G network deployments and initiatives that validate the benefits its low latency and high speeds can bring to different industries.

Read more at Forbes.


 

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