Barcelona research organisation i2CAT has released a vision paper outlining the overall nature of what 6G might be and the challenges reaching that goal. They also include information about how their own capabilities will assist in doing so.
Without ‘Digital Trust’ and the public’s ability to feel safe with new innovations, adoption of future services will falter. We spoke to a leading researcher about how to balance freedom of speech with online safety and the effect of combining psychology and technology.
6GWorld recently sat down with David Stokes, one of Ribbon’s leading thinkers, to explore the parallel evolution of business models and technology required to deliver services anywhere sustainably. The conversation roamed from the transport network to hardware disaggregation, competition models, orchestration, energy management and more.
Demands for improved coverage, capacity and performance do not obviously tie in with reducing energy use and environmental impact. Combining these demands is pushing research and design into new areas: can the business ecosystem keep pace with the technology changes?
6GWorld spoke to Sunil Ravi, Chief Security Architect at Versa Networks, about the impact of the pandemic on enterprise services; challenges facing the secure delivery of enterprise 5G; and opportunities for telecoms players to differentiate themselves in a software-driven environment.
To many within the telecoms environment, emergency services have seemed like a world apart, operating independently on systems such as TETRA. However, there are signs that this may be changing as the unique demands of public safety services start to overlap with what commercial systems are able to deliver.
Can we get to a point in the future where one system can support the whole of our society? 6GWorld had an enlightening conversation with Harlin Williams, long-time police chief and key mover behind the USA’s FirstNet initiative.
6GWorld is fortunate to have an Advisory Board with a wide variety of different perspectives and insights from around the world. Not long ago, we caught up with the Board to talk about critical issues and concerns.
We certainly didn’t expect the depth and variety of conversation sparked between the different members but here are some of the key ideas and themes, many of which you won’t often hear in public forums, which all add up to an existential problem for many key players in the telecoms industry. Food for thought as we head into a new year.