NYU’s Rappaport returns for another stint on FCC TAC

NYU Wireless director and founder Theodore (Ted) Rappaport has been appointed to serve on the Federal Communications Commission’s Technological Advisory Council (TAC), which is just starting a new two-year term. This marks the second time Rappaport has served on TAC; his previous stint was for several years in the mid-2000s. “I think there’s so much …

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IEEE Communications Society honors research by NYU communication theory researchers

Two New York University Tandon School of Engineering faculty members won multi-year 2019 best paper awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc) — a prestigious and unusual double accolade for faculty members from the same university. Thomas L. Marzetta, widely credited as the originator of Massive MIMO antenna technology, …

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IEEE: Floating Cell Towers Are the Next Step for 5G

As the world races to deploy speedy 5G mobile networks on the ground, some companies remain focused on floating cell towers in the sky. During the final session of the sixth annual Brooklyn 5G Summit on Thursday, Silicon Valley and telecom leaders discussed whether aerial drones and balloons could finally begin providing commercial mobile phone and Internet service from the …

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Nokia president on 5G: ‘Take it seriously what China is about to do’

China’s Opens a New Window. pressure on its phone manufacturers to develop and quickly deploy fifth-generation wireless technology Opens a New Window. should serve as a warning to other top countries including the U.S. Opens a New Window. , according to a Nokia executive. The Asian nation is using development of its own 5G network, …

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Irwin Jacobs receives Pioneers Award

On April 23, 2019, NYU WIRELESS Founder and Director Theodore (Ted) Rapport presented the Pioneers Award to Irwin Jacobs, a co-founder and former chairman of Qualcomm. Dr. Jacobs is known for his work at Qualcomm developing the OmniTRACS system. His pioneering work helped develop systems which use communication bandwidth more efficiently than the older fixed …

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NI, Radisys & CommScope collaborate on 28 GHz 5G New Radio InterOperability Device Testing

This first public demonstration of the three companies’ collaboration shows a 28 GHz base station, or gNodeB, built from a CommScope remote radio unit (RRU), running software developed by Radisys, that communicates with an NI Test UE. The 6th annual Brooklyn 5G Summit, held from April 23-26, 2019 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Nokia and …

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