Alex Lawrence

Could the 6G Business Case Stumble on Deployment & Operational Support?

https://youtu.be/DpkD0gksA8I As well as scheduled 6GSymposium conference sessions, additional material includes this talk from Spirent's Stephen Douglas. While much conversation focusses on the air interface, spectrum or security, the telecoms environment has...

Putting the Human into Data-Driven Economies

Advertising-driven “attention economy” services reinforce an overused, but pithy, quotation that “If you’re not paying for the product, you are not the customer; you are the product being sold”. Regardless of the contested truth of that statement, the popularity of the sentiment reflects a public perception that the relationship between consumers and those using their data is in some way broken.

Is it possible to reformulate the relationship between data-oriented companies and public bodies and the customers whose data they use? According to a recent collaboration between the WEF and the City of Helsinki, yes.

CxO Interview: Disruption and Regulation in Global Mobile Payments

Digital economies function using at least three critical elements: The easy movement of information; the easy movement of money; and the rigorous management of identity. Founded in 2009, Boku is no newcomer to the world of mobile payments and has expertise in at least two of those three areas. So, when the opportunity arose to speak with Mark Stannard, Boku’s Chief Business Officer, 6GWorld™ leapt at the chance.

Beyond-5G Use Cases: The Industry Speaks

Beyond-5G Use Cases: The Industry Speaks

A poll conducted by 6GWorld answered the question of “Who should take the lead defining use cases beyond 5G?” It illustrates a diversity of attitudes towards the evolution of the industry. 6GWorld caught up with a few experts to share their views on what these results tell us.

Dense, Not Smart (Yet)

Dense, Not Smart (Yet)

Ultra dense 5G Wireless networks, with a wide number of heterogeneous cells, makes the network configuration, management and restoration extremely challenging. It is not endowed with enough intelligence and flexibility.

6G: Breaking Out of Our Cells?

6G: Breaking Out of Our Cells?

6G might effectively ignore the Shannon limit. Xiaohu You of Southeast University has proposed a number of techniques to improve not only data rates but reliability and spectrum re-use that can help meet 6G’s stringent demands… by breaking down the concept of cellular communications itself.

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