MWC News: GSMA Reports

The GSMA’s ‘Mobile Economy’ report, published at the Mobile World Congress in February predicts that two-thirds of the world’s mobile connections will run on 4G and 5G networks by 2025. The report also predicts the growth of IoT and points to an increased role for the mobile industry in social and economic developments.  Furthermore, we’d like to highlight to GSMA … Read More

Call Alert: EPSRC Connected Nation Pioneers

EPSRC 26th April 2018 A new awards competition, Connected Nation Pioneers, that will recognise exceptional UK doctoral students whose research contributes towards the development of a Connected Nation, is announced today by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The competition is being sponsored by Dstl, Facebook, BT, Samsung, Huawei, Thales, Amazon and NVIDIA. EPSRC‘s Chief Executive, Professor Philip … Read More

Event Alert: Living in the Internet of Things, A PETRAS, IoTUK & IET Conference, Forum & Exhibition

28th & 29th March 2018 IET London, Savoy Place The Internet of things (IoT) is the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as “connected devices” and “smart devices”), buildings, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to collect and exchange data. Addressing cybersecurity of the Internet of Things … Read More

Event Alert: Layered Realities Weekend – the World’s first Public 5G experience!

17th & 18th March 2018 Millennium Square, Bristol We cordially invite you to attend the ‘Layered Realities Weekend’, the UK’s first public 5G experience and a trailblazing collaborative event between the University of Bristol’s Smart Internet Lab and Watershed, funded by the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) ‘5GUK Testbeds and Trials Programme’. This exciting and FREE event is designed to showcase … Read More

Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Computing Sciences (UEA)

Lecturer in Computing Sciences University of East Anglia 20th February 2018 The University of East Anglia is an internationally renowned University with a reputation for great teaching, an unrivalled student experience, and research with real impact. The University is currently enjoying an extraordinary period of growth, rising to 12th in the league tables and 10th in the Times Higher REF table for … Read More

Event Alert: UK- South Korea Collaboration Workshop

14th February 2018 5GIC, University of Surrey South Korea funding agency has expressed interest to promote research collaboration between universities in UK and South Korea in the area of 5G and Beyond 5G (B5G). Currently South Korea has joint call with EU, Japan and China in the area of ICT. Earlier in November 2017, a research team from University … Read More

5G News: IET State of Play

The 1-day IET 5G State of Play conference took place on 24th Jan in London and focused on current and future developments in 5G technology. The main question was how to bring 5G to market by 2020 with its complex requirements, and perspectives were shared by representatives from Industry, Academia and Government.  The videos from the conference are now available … Read More

Event Alert: Tommy Flowers Institute Conference on the Future of TV

6th & 7th March 2018 Adastral Park, Ipswich The next Tommy Flowers Institute Conference on “The Future of TV” is running 6th and 7th March 2018, at Adastral Park. We are keen that Post Graduate Researchers can gain as much from industrial engagement, expand their knowledge and build network of contacts. We would be delighted if you could join us at our upcoming Spring conference. … Read More

Event Alert: Artificial Intelligence meets Green for 5G networks

15th February 2018 Telecom PariTech, Paris This Scientific Seminar will take place in Paris on February 15th and features speakers who will give an international perspective on AI and 5G with regard to energy efficiency.  Attendance for this workshop is free of charge but for logistic purposes please register by sending an email, with the subject: Registration Green/AI workshop. … Read More

Congratulations: MBE honour for Gerard Parr

CommNet2 would like to wish a hearty congratulations to Prof. Gerard Parr who has been awarded an MBE in the New Years Honours for his services to developing telecoms infrastructure in Northern Ireland (NIR). The award is deserved recognition of his previous and ongoing work within ICT, and his work with the NIR Government Department of Economy. Working on their Superfast … Read More