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6G just got 250M€

In April 2018 I posted a blog on Vision 2030 created by the University of Oulu, Finland that was starting to look beyond 5G (even before 5G goes to market!). On that blog I attached a clip that was describing their vision, I am attaching it here again for your …

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A growing need for “Long Data”

We are quite familiar with Big Data and we are also quite familiar with Huge Data. The latter are the ones being generated and used every single moment by all of us (posting that picture on Instagram, watching that clip on YouTube….) with the former being the exploitation of that …

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5G is old stuff, let’s look at 6G!

As marketeers are busy extolling the virtues of 5G as the ultimate wireless system filling all of your needs and all of your dreams (and Operators are busy deploying and upgrading 4G!)  a few people are already looking at a new generation aiming at “filling the gaps between 5G promises …

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Talking about 5G, investing on 4G

Yesterday a journalist wrote me asking to write an article on “Applications of 5G that are useful for citizens”. I replied that I wouldn’t know what to write since I cannot think of an application -useful to citizens- that could only become possible with 5G. 4G is providing plenty of …

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2Gbps on LTE (4G)

Marketing is hard at work to send the message that you can’t live without 1Gbps mobile connectivity, that is why 5G is really needed. As you are wondering if that is really the case Qualcomm has announced the availability of the Snapdragon X24 chip that can sustain 2Gbps on LTE …

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Towards self organising networks

One of the potential of 5G is its capability to hand over the control of communications resources to applications/users. These can self organise their network capabilities/resources. To what extent this will happen remains to be seen, since Network Operators are not likely to open up their network resources. Network slicing …

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Let’s start talking about 6G!

What?! 5G is not year yet and I am proposing to start talking about 6G? Well, as an excuse, let me say that I am not the only one, and talking about 6G is a way to demystify 5G. It may also be appropriate to point out that someone believes …

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What’s in 5G for a Smart City?

Stating that connectivity is a major enabler for a smart city is stating the obvious. As a matter of fact, all cities today, more or less smart, rely on a pervasive communications infrastructure collecting data, sending alert to citizen, supporting a variety of applications that orchestrate the city and deliver …

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If it is faster … it is 5G

We don’t have 5G standards yet, they will come at the end of 2018, may be in 2019, but this is not stopping companies to sell 5G!  Look at Verizon. They have announced the launch of 5G residential service in 2018 delivering high speed internet access. Not all is defined …

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