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Surrey 5GIC Demonstrates Europe’s First 5G Controlled Car

Published: 15th November 2017
Today the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre demonstrated an autonomous vehicle from its 5G test-bed. The 5GIC joined its partners, Huawei, Vodafone and Technical University of Munich to…

Network Slicing: Enabling Smart 5G Networks

Published: 10th October 2017
New 5G networks will be incredibly smart and will not only be faster, more responsive and more dependable than previous generations, but they will also introduce an architecture solution…

We’re members of the 5G Innovation Centre!

Published: 25th September 2017
We’re proud to announce that we’re a member of the 5G Innovation Centre. The 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) at the University of Surrey is the largest UK academic research centre…

Time is Everything with GNSS

Published: 22nd September 2017
The recent news of clock failures on both the European Union’s Galileo and IRNSS satellites (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System) shows that launching and commissioning new satellite navigation constellations is not a…

Europe’s Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G

Published: 20th September 2017
A lightning-fast jab is futile unless a boxer has the leg muscle to unleash it. Operators pumping up their mobile access networks through 5G investments could find themselves similarly…

Deutsche Telekom takes breath away with 5G “first” in Berlin

Published: 19th September 2017
Deutsche Telekom has tapped 5G New Radio to hit speeds of more than 2GBps and latencies of three milliseconds on its commercial network in central Berlin. The operator worked with…

Problem Behind Failing Galileo Atomic Clocks Identified

Published: 1st August 2017
Investigators have uncovered the problems behind the failure of atomic clocks on board Galileo satellites, the European Commission said. For months, the European Space Agency has been investigating the…

Two Further Satellites Added to Galileo’s Satnav System

Published: 12th July 2017
Two further satellites, GSAT0207 (SV ID 07) and GSAT0214 (SV ID 05), increasing the total number to 16, have formally become part of Europe’s Galileo satnav system, broadcasting timing…

Platforms and IoE are essential to 5G – New Report

Published: 12th July 2017
TM Forum’s inaugural Trend Analysis report on platforms and 5G looks at the at the relationship between platform business models, the internet of everything (IoE) and 5G. Through their research, TM Forum…

5G network slicing is promising – but it isn’t easy

Published: 3rd July 2017
Nearly everyone agrees that network slicing is going to be important for 5G, but there is no industry consensus yet about how to implement it. TMForum looks into the…