Category: Mobile Communications

Mobile Radio – 5G Reaches Critical Mass

11 October, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Claudio Casetti In the years that led to the deployment of 5G networks, people often read of the envisioned transformative power of 5G in everyday life, with examples usually drawn from health care, entertainment, and automation. As explored in this column, these promises are finally coming to fruition as more trials and near-commercial deployments showcaseRead More

Mobile Radio – Patient-Researcher Connection via 5G

14 September, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Claudio Casetti On 12 May 2021, AT&T announced the setup of a new private 5G network helping to revolutionize the way patients and researchers connect at the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine at the University of Southern California. The on-site 5G network provides ultrafast connectivity for patient-centered cancer research, treatment, and wellness education.Read More

The 5G Ecosystem Forges Ahead

21 July, 2021 | Mobile Communications

Claudio Casetti As the world’s economy struggles in the tight grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 5G ecosystem is forging ahead with standardization and the development of new products, steady in its commitment to provide ever-improving cellular connectivity and innovative services for business and everyday activities. Even though standardization has been slowed by the needRead More

Call for Participation: Standards in Channel Sounding

15 June, 2021 | Member Updates, Mobile Communications

Dave Michelson, IEEE P2982 Working Group Chair Earlier this year, VTS launched IEEE Standards Project P2982 – Millimeter-Wave Channel Sounder Verification with support from NIST, Keysight Technologies, Rohde & Schwarz and National Instruments. When completed, the standard will recommend methods for verifying millimeter-wave and terahertz channel sounder performance for the purposes of: Identifying and correctingRead More

From IEEE OJVT: UAV-Assisted Cellular Networks

15 June, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Maurilio Matracia, Mustafa Kishk, and Mohamed-Slim Alouini Full title—Coverage Analysis for UAV-Assisted Cellular Networks in Rural Areas It is required to design and deploy cost-efficient alternatives for extending the cellular infrastructure to rural and remote areas. A concrete mathematical model characterizing and capturing the aforementioned problem might be a key-enabler for studying the efficiency ofRead More

From IEEE VTM: Smart Vehicle-to-Everything Connected Powertrains

26 January, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Markus Eisenbarth, Marius Wegener, René Scheer, Jakob Andert, Dominik S. Buse, Florian Klingler, Christoph Sommer, Falko Dressler, Peter Reinold, and Rafael Gries Full title: Toward Smart Vehicle-to-Everything Connected Powertrains: Driving Real Component Test Benches in a Fully Interactive Virtual Smart City In the context of increasing electrification and the automation of future mobility,Read More

From the IEEE TVT: Cooperative Perception Messages for CAVs

26 January, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Gokulnath Thandavarayan, Miguel Sepulcre, and Javier Gozalvez Full title: Generation of Cooperative Perception Messages for Connected and Automated Vehicles Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs) utilize a variety of onboard sensors to sense their surrounding environment. CAVs can improve their perception capabilities if vehicles exchange information about what they sense using V2X communications. ThisRead More

From the OJVT: 3D Beamforming Technologies in 5G

6 January, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by: Jiangzhou Wang; Wei Deng; Xin Li; Huiling Zhu; Manish Nair; Tao Chen; Na Yi; Nathan J. Gomes Full title: 3D Beamforming Technologies and Field Trials in 5G Massive MIMO Systems In this paper, three-dimensional (3D) beamforming characteristics and applications in fifth generation (5G) mobile communications have been studied by considering the physical structureRead More

From the IEEE VTM: Beyond 5G: Big Data Processing

6 January, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Adrian Kliks, Lukasz Kulacz, Pawel Kryszkiewicz, Hanna Bogucka, Marcin Dryjanski, Magnus Isaksson, George P. Koudouridis, and Per Tengkvist Full title: Beyond 5G: Big Data Processing for Better Spectrum Utilization This article emphasizes the great potential of big data processing for advanced user- and situation-oriented, context-aware resource utilization in future wireless networks. In particular,Read More

Ericsson and Telefónica Germany to Use 5G in Car Manufacturing

16 March, 2020 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold All production systems and machines in Mercedes-Benz’s new Factory 56 will be connected and operated via secure 5G with gigabit data rates and almost real-time latency while handling large amounts of data. The 5G network will enable Mercedes-Benz to boost flexibility, production precision, and efficiency as industry digitalization and the IoTRead More

Global Rollouts of 5G

18 February, 2020 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Nokia announced that the company has confirmed 42 commercial 5G deals (more than have been announced by any other vendor) across the globe. These deals include 22 well-known customers, such as T-Mobile, Telia, and Softbank. Including these agreements, Nokia’s 5G deals, trials, and demonstrations amount to more than 100 5G customerRead More

5G is Going Live in Country After Country

28 January, 2020 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold The June 2019 edition of “Ericsson Mobility Report” presents a glimpse of the impressive progress in the mobile telecommunication market, now on the verge of deploying 5G. The report forecasts 1.9 billion 5G subscriptions by the end of 2024. That’s up from 1.5 billion forecast in the November 2018 edition, anRead More