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Joint MIMO-Radar-MIMO-Communications in the 5G Era
The next-generation communications and radar systems envisage a rapid increase in connected devices and users. The resulting dire challenges in utilizing a limited frequency spectrum has led researchers to seek novel solutions...
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Thermal and Power Limitations for 5G: Earl McCune Tribute
We tragically lost Earl on 27 May 2020, and as a tribute, we will replay a presentation he gave during a webinar series in 2018, and talk about how relevant it is in 2020 and beyond.
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INGR Workshop Plenary Readouts
Watch recordings and download slide presentations from each...
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Evolution of Optical and Transport Technologies for 5G Crosshaul Networks
Emerging 5G services place stringent requirements on optical and transport networks. Much higher bandwidth and ultra-reliable and low latency are examples of these requirements...
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Systems Optimization for Future Networks
Special INGR webinar by Aarne Mämmelä, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
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Trust Management in Edge Clouds with SCONE
Christof Fetzer, TU Dresden 
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The 3 Rs of 5G: Risk, Reward, & Resposibility
Eman Hammad, PwC Canada 
David Witkowski, Joint Venture Silicon Valley, Oku Solutions, LLC  
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Beyond the Cellular Paradigm: Cell-Free Architectures with Radio Stripes  
Emil Björnson, Linköping University, Sweden
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International Network Generations Roadmap (INGR)
Narendra Mangra, GlobeNet, LLC
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New E-Learning Course
5G Networks: Discover 5G Technology and the End-to-End 5G System 
Produced in partnership with Nokia and the IEEE 802 LMSC.
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Upcoming Call for Proposals
3rd Workshop on 5G Technologies for First Responder and Tactical Networks
Prosal Deadline: 31 August 2020 
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Featured Video
Autonomous Test & Assurance Solutions
Horst Fellner, Spirent 
IEEE 2019 2nd 5G World Forum, 30 September - 2 October 
Horst Fellner Presentation

Feature Article

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Samsung wins $6.6 billion Verizon 5G equipment order

Samsung said today it had won a $6.64 billion order to provide wireless communication solutions to Verizon in the United States, a major win for the South Korean firm in the next-generation 5G network market.

Read more at VentureBeat.


Qualcomm doubles 5G mmWave range to 2.36 miles for broadband modems

Today, Qualcomm announced a breakthrough in mmWave transmitting range, successfully achieving a 5G data connection over a 3.8-kilometer (2.36-mile) distance.

Read more at VentureBeat.


For the IoT, User Anonymity Shouldn’t Be an Afterthought. It Should Be Baked In From the Start

The best way to avoid mass surveillance is to build systems that don’t collect personal data in the first place.

Read more at IEEE Spectrum.


COVID-19 Made Internet Access, Broadband and Hotspots an Educational Necessity

While virtual learning helps reduce the risk of person-to-person transmission, schools were presented with a new problem: how to ensure every student has internet access so they could continue their education remotely.

Read more at IEEE Transmitter.


B5G’s Release 16 is complete, but COVID-19 may push Release 17 to 2022

Global partnership 3GPP is responsible for approving updates to the 3G, 4G, and 5G cellular standards that enable wireless phones and related devices to become faster and more power-efficient with each passing sub-generation. 

Read more at VentureBeat.

Earl McCune

In Memoriam: Earl McCune

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and untimely death of Earl McCune, IEEE Fellow (‘18) on May 27, 2020, in Santa Clara, California, USA. He was 63 and is survived by his wife, Barbara. At the time of his passing, Earl was a Professor of Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, a tireless and long-time IEEE volunteer, as well as CTO and cofounder of Eridan Communications, Inc., California, USA.

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Technology Spotlight

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5GAA expects 5G-V2X basic car automation in 2024, cooperation in 2026
Today, the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) offered a roadmap for mass deployments of automotive communications technologies, and its timeline includes several interesting dates that aren’t as far off as some people might have guessed.

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Building Your Own Cellphone Network Can Be Empowering, and Also Problematic
Neglected by telecom providers for years, a Mexican village created its own cell service. And then Movistar came calling.

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What does Wi-Fi 6 and 5G convergence really look like?
When it comes to how Wi-Fi 6 and 5G will work together in future networks, coexistence is a common diagnosis among those in the industry, and the only Wi-Fi and cellular combo really present today. However, there is also a strong case for Wi-Fi 6 and 5G convergence, which would mean that the two technologies are combined into a single radio network pillar for some larger venues.

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Verizon pairing Real Time Kinematics with 5G for precise location services, road safety, and IoT
Real Time Kinematics with 5G also supports location accuracy for drones and autonomous vehicles. This technology could be important for robotics and in emergencies.


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