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InterDigital, Omdia proposes 6G framework

InterDigital and Omdia have released a joint study titled Experience the Future of 6G: A New Direction for Telecom, highlighting the need for a new quality of “personal” experience (QoPE) framework and metrics to measure the success of 6G-enabled services that will unlock new possibilities for users and operators alike. The study draws on experiments […]

March 27, 2023

UK boost for 5G/6G tech research

Research and development on next-generation 5G and 6G wireless technology and telecoms security is to be ramped up as part of a £110 million (€128m) UK government investment. In the package, three leading UK universities, University of York, University of Bristol and University of Surrey, will receive a share of £28 million to team up […]

December 13, 2022By Colin Mann

Ericsson in UK 6G research programme

Comms technologist Ericsson is to establish a new research unit in the UK as part of a multi-million-pound investment to boost the country’s future wireless connectivity capabilities. Tens of millions of pounds (GBP) will be invested by Ericsson over the next 10 years in a UK-based programme that will focus on 6G research and breakthrough […]

November 22, 2022By Colin Mann

NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom tech collaboration

Japanese telco NTT DOCOMO has agreed with Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) to collaborate on the competitive enhancement of their respective smart-life businesses and communications-infrastructure technologies worldwide. In the smart-life field, DOCOMO and SKT will discuss joint production of original content for their respective video distribution platforms and leverage their video-business synergies for expanded presence […]

November 22, 2022By Colin Mann

InterDigital awarded 5 Horizon Europe 6G research projects

InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, has been awarded funding to support five Horizon Europe 6G Flagship research projects. Specifically, the five flagship projects include 6G-XR, CENTRIC, PREDICT-6G, 6G-BRICKS, and 6G-SHINE, each uniquely dedicated to enabling revolutionary technology advancement and experimental infrastructures in 6G. InterDigital’s projects are part of a portfolio […]

November 4, 2022

Spain: €116m funds to boost 5G+ and 6G

Spain has approved a public fund of €116 million to boost 5G advanced and 6G under the framework of Unico I + D. This year, the Administration will award €86 million to those projects that rely on 5G+ and 6G to implement services. The remaining €30 million will be granted in 2023. This is the […]

August 18, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Next G Alliance, 6G-IA sign MoU

ATIS’s Next G Alliance and the 6G Smart Networks and Services Industry Association (6G-IA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to exchange information regarding their work programmes in areas of mutual interest in the field of 6G communication systems and networks. The MoU also covers collaboration on joint activities, including workshops, seminars, webinars and […]

August 10, 2022

Innovation boost for future UK networks

Universities and telecoms firms have been invited to apply for up to £25 million (€29.5m) to research and develop the next generation of 5G and 6G network equipment as part of new UK government plans to unleash innovation in the sector. The Future Open Networks Research Challenge will enable academics and the industry to conduct […]

July 26, 2022By Colin Mann

EBU, ESA partner for ‘edgecasting’ project

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has signed an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) to work together on developing solutions that leverage 5G systems and so-called ‘edgecasting’ which is says will put Europe “at the vanguard of media delivery technology”. European citizens and industry alike will benefit from smarter and more efficient media delivery […]

June 22, 2022By Chris Forrester

Nokia, DOCOMO, NTT 6G vision

Telecoms technologist Nokia is partnering with Japanese telcos DOCOMO and NTT jointly to define and develop key technologies towards 6G. The collaboration will focus on two proof-of-concepts for emerging 6G technologies: an AI native air interface and sub-THz radio access. These aim to demonstrate a performance gain with an AI based 6G air interface compared […]

June 7, 2022