Our book “5G Mobile and Wireless Communications Technology” has just been published by Cambridge. This is where you will find a full overview of the 5th generation of mobile communications (5G), including use-cases, spectrum aspects and technologies. Let me share with you the story of this book, which mirrors the journey of 5G to date.
If you are a mobile network operator, a regulator, an industry ICT/IoT technology strategist, or an ICT/IoT researcher, this book will hopefully equip you with an insight into the impact and opportunities of 5G.
Routers used to be embedded systems. They are now complex, distributed systems. So a new design approach is needed to control complexity. We have developed Looom for this – a model driven networking approach.
In this post we’ll take you through a review of the network control plane of today, the history that explains some of the legacy we have in network systems, and dive into our concept, which opens up the ability to define new protocols and services to a much wider group of engineeers and scientists.
A new NB-IoT (Narrowband Internet of Things) standard will get us a radio technology that supports massive deployment of IoT devices. It will meet tough requirements on low device complexity and very low battery consumption, as well as extend the coverage range substantially compared to other 3GPP technologies.
Last week, about 40 participants from several companies attended the 3GPP RAN4 meeting in Kista, Sweden with the objective to advance the NB-IoT standard.
SkyDeck Berkeley and Ericsson organized a roundtable discussion around autonomous and connected cars. It was an excellent forum with a lot of engagement from the nicely mixed industrial and academic audience.
There’s been quite some buzz lately around automated transport solutions and driverless buses. Personalized, dynamic time tables would be one piece in the puzzle to improve public bus transportation. Find out about a prototype system for this – and how you can get involved.
The Ericsson-led METIS project received the 2015 Wireless Innovation Forum Technology of the Year Award in recognition of the Development of 5G Radio Channel Models. The Award is a great recognition of the channel modelling work performed in METIS and shows the impact of basic research on the entire communication community. Continue reading
MTC, Cat-0, Cat-1, LTE-M, NB-IoT, EC-GSM… Are you confused with about all the acronyms related to cellular IoT? Wonder no more, as in this blog post we explain where the different terms come from and what they mean. Continue reading
IoT networks may be built in different ways. Devices can be directly connected to the 5G system, or they can connect through capillary networks using short-range radio to extend the 5G network reach. For efficient management, different radios need to be served in the same IoT platform. At the MWC we showed how to easily manage different capillary topologies and discuss capillary radios such as Bluetooth Low Energy. Continue reading
Mobile Cloud Robotics (MCR) is one of the many exciting 5G opportunities being investigated by Ericsson and our development partners. Continue reading