6GWorld’s Alex Lawrence moderated a session on 5G Advanced at MWC. Here are a few initial thoughts by the stage door.
The GSMA’s Chairman, Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete, made a stir this morning as he announced that the GSMA would fundamentally change to become ‘a standards organisation’ in what he hailed as ‘the rebirth of the GSMA’. It won’t and it’s not, but there are interesting times afoot.
While the Sunday before MWC is a busy time for people preparing exhibition stands, it was also an opportunity to steal a march on the ideas cropping up. As well as Nokia’s announcements, there was more behind the scenes that points in promising directions.
The NGMN’s recent white paper on 6G requirements sets out an operator vision for the next generation. It offers a pragmatic concept of 6G and its implementation which suggests a very different way forward compared to previous generations, which might regrow the fortunes of the industry.
“The potential of Green AI cannot be disregarded: the majority of publications show significant energy savings, up to 115%, at little or no cost in accuracy.” So says a paper published last month by a team of academics from the Netherlands headed by Roberto Verdecchia...
6GWorld spoke with William Webb, CTO at Access Partnership and former CTO of OFCOM, about the institutional barriers standing in the way of making the next generation of networks a commercial success… and how to overcome them.
During the past few months, there has been a flurry of related news in material science which could have an impact on the development of 6G wireless communications. This article assembles some complementary discoveries supporting widespread communications over high-frequency spectrum.
Self-Sovereign Identity, or SSI, looks set to change the dynamics of interactions online. By extension, that will have profound second-order effects on businesses and customers throughout the telecoms world and beyond.