A recent publication underscores how far there is to go in answering some important questions for the next generation of telecoms. This should be a valuable resource for anyone wondering where there’s research to be done and money to be made in the industry.
While governments want 6G to reduce digital divides, what about the gender gap in telecoms recruitment and retention? 6GWorld spoke to two people with ideas about how to do things better.
The Sarbanes-Oxley moment has come to sustainability, with some big impacts for the key telecoms players. We follow the money through the value chain to see why the 2020s will be transformational.
Total Telecom Congress last week opened with keynote speeches focussing on digital transformation from the operator perspective. With long-term perspectives from senior leaders in European telecoms companies, what can we glean about telco priorities and how does this relate to the prospect of ultimately moving past 5G?
$9 million award from the Department of Defense will fund groundbreaking FutureG research – Virginia Tech
“What gets measured gets managed,” they say. While many visions of 6G have strong societal and ethical components to them, is anyone doing any measuring – and are they the right people? 6GWorld explored in conversation with Paul Timmers and Georg Serentschy.
While there has been a great deal discussed about the societal, environmental and economic demands which 6G will need to meet in different countries, little tangible has yet been achieved in the run-up to standardisation next year. Can we sensibly frame technology standards without tying them to these outputs?
The USA’s Next G Alliance released a report by its Societal and Economic Needs [SEN] working group last week titled “Beyond Speed: Promoting Social and Economic Opportunities through 6G and Beyond”. Especially when it comes to the vexed issue of trust, the report takes a deep dive into concrete solutions and actions.
While SK Telecom’s 58-page document is extremely wide-ranging, there are some important messages which might get lost in the noise. This white paper doesn’t only propose technical solutions but spells out a philosophy for how the telecoms market should approach 6G.