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UK universities’ 6G research hub

What its originators describe as a “pioneering” centre is being launched to take mobile technology to the next level and put the UK at the global forefront of 6G research, innovation, and education. The new virtual hub, called 6G Futures, unites more than 400 world-renowned experts in telecommunications networks, cyber, Artificial Intelligence, digital humanities, social […]

August 5, 2021By Colin Mann

Industry majors team for 6G research

Teaming up with industry majors including Samsung, NVIDIA and more, researchers at The University of Texas are launching 6G@UT, a new research centre to lay the groundwork for 6G, the next generation of wireless technology. 5G is just emerging as the dominant cellular technology after years of research and innovation that includes important contributions by […]

July 8, 2021By Colin Mann

European vision for 6G network ecosystem outlined

Mobile industry body, the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G IA), has published a document, European Vision for the 6G Network Ecosystem, suggesting it is a major milestone at a time when it is preparing for the next chapter in the mobile communications story with the new ‘Smart Networks and Services’ (SNS) European Partnership in the framework […]

June 10, 2021

LG to close mobile phone business

LG Electronics is closing its mobile business unit to “focus on alternative growth sectors”. LG’s strategic decision to exit what it describes as “the incredibly-competitive” mobile phone sector will enable the company to focus resources in growth areas such as electric vehicle components, connected devices, smart homes, robotics, artificial intelligence and business-to-business solutions, as well […]

April 6, 2021By Colin Mann

Nokia to lead EU’s 6G project Hexa-X

Nokia has been named the overall project leader for Hexa-X, the European Commission’s 6G flagship initiative for research that will drive the overall 6G vision. The project goals include creating unique 6G use cases and scenarios, developing fundamental 6G technologies and defining a new architecture for an intelligent fabric that integrates key 6G technology enablers. […]

December 7, 2020

US Next G Alliance seeks 6G leadership

Technology and solutions development organisation the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) has launched the Next G Alliance, an industry initiative aimed at advancing North American mobile technology leadership in 6G and beyond over the next decade. The Next G Alliance will encompass the full lifecycle of research and development, manufacturing, standardisation and market readiness. […]

October 14, 2020By Colin Mann