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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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 …

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Watershed moment for wireless: Brooklyn Summit looks at 5G and beyond

The sixth annual Brooklyn 5G Summit at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering comes at a linchpin moment: The deployment of 5G networks is set to more than triple this year with analysts predicting no fewer than 42 launches, which would result in a total of 55 live 5G networks in service by the end of 2019.

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NYU WIRELESS founder predicts proposed FCC rule will grow amateur radio hobby and inspire future engineers

In comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission and members of Congress today, the researcher credited with proving to the wireless communications world that millimeter wave communications should become the backbone for 5G cellular cast his support for a proposed FCC ham radio rule, predicting it would open exciting opportunities for growth in amateur radio …

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