The main objective of METIS is to lay the foundation for, and to generate a European consensus on the future global mobile and wireless communications system. METIS will provide valuable and timely contributions to pre-standardisation and regulation processes, and ensure European leadership in mobile and wireless communications.

The overall technical objective of the METIS project is to develop a concept for the future mobile and wireless communications system that supports the connected information society by combining the results of the following technical objectives.

METIS will provide fundamentally new solutions which fit the needs beyond 2020. Research will be conducted on network topologies, radio links, multi-node, and spectrum usage techniques. Horizontal topics will be used to integrate the research results into a system concept that provides the necessary flexibility, versatility and scalability at a low cost.

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Latency in 5G, Legacy in 4G

Latency in 5G, Legacy in 4G Don Brown & Stephen Wilkus   In developing wireless 5G standards, we have an opportunity to further reduce latency, the time delays, in future wireless networks.  In fact, there appears to be unanimous opinion that 5G standards should have less than 1 millisecond (msec) of latency.[1],[2],[3],[4] But why? InContinue Reading

A Critique of Pure Speed

A Critique of Pure Speed or What do we mean by increasing data rates? Surely the next generation of wireless standards will support higher data rates, but which data rate? We need to make sure that we solve the problems that need solving, rather than simply doing more of the same of what we’ve foundContinue Reading

5G: Beyond 2020 – (Video interview with Samsung, Ericsson, Virginia Tech)

There is a lot of talk about achieving a fifth generation wireless network by 2020, but there is still a lot of work to do and there are plenty of skeptics about the perceived hype around 5G wireless. Join TIA NOW as they unravel the challenges ahead for the next generation of wireless networking. Source:Continue Reading

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