“The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital transition and revealed the challenges that still exist when it comes to connecting households and people, as well as the digital skills required to participate effectively in the online world. As a result of the pandemic, the need for a digitally competent population and the demand for a digitally skilled workforce has grown even more pronounced.”
IEEE members Wei Jiang, Bin Han,
Mohammad Asif Habibi, and Hans Dieter Schotten collate a comprehensive survey of 6G’s elements, status, and possible future directions. The authors investigate 6G as a set of communications network technologies, and apply a scope and treatment appropriate to that definition.
A consortium of European companies and organisations comment on the proposed EU Data Governance Act, outlining recommendations to improve a governance framework that will provide true control over personal, business and public data.
With urbanisation bringing increasing numbers of people into cities, why has the smart city movement been slow to take off? One vital answer lies in how data has found its way into the hands of urban planners. But there are bright sparks illuminating cities, from the smartest to the most chaotic.
6G is expected to arrive at some time around 2030. What will the world look like then? What will we actually need 6G to do in the context into which it’s born? Especially after 2020’s disruptions, 6GWorld™ pulled together a variety of predictions on five key topics to give you some insights on what’s to come.
Think you’ve been keeping up with the news? Test yourself on 2020 with our interactive quiz. 20 multiple choice questions take you through 2020. At the end you even have the chance to satisfy the gadget geek in you! (opens in a new tab).
Discussion around OTFS is picking up. 6GWorld caught up with OTFS’ inventor, Professor Ronny Hadani of the University of Austin, Texas, to understand what drives this and why now.
The telecoms industry is firmly on the frontlines of decarbonisation policies globally. Recent weeks have seen the launch of several new grassroots initiatives by the industry that could drastically reduce telecoms’ environmental impact.