Bell Labs President says 6G will mix physical, digital and biological systems

Marcus Weldon, president of Nokia Bell Labs and the vendor’s chief technology officer, made clear in a presentation at the Brooklyn 5G Summit that 6G–“beyond 5G” if you prefer, will likely follow previous generations of cellular with a 15-year development timeline.

Speaking of 5G, Weldon said, “What we’ve done now is solved for the three dimensions of capacity, but we’ve added in reliability and latency. You can think of 5G as a nine-dimensional innovation fabric. That’s really why it’s profoundly important. It’s not about consumers interacting with Siri, Alex, Google. It’s about industrials and robots interacting with control systems.”

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