In a groundbreaking advancement set to redefine 6G services, field experts are experimenting with brain-inspired computing. Noted engineers from King’s College London and Princeton are spearheading a project aiming to enhance the integration of AI in wireless communications systems. This strategic initiative, fuelled by support from prominent bodies like the ESPRC and NSF, has the potential to reshape sectors such as mobile health care and robotics.
The GSMA and the European Space Agency are planning a collaboration to further integrate satellite and cellular technologies. This new alliance promises to bring non-terrestrial networking (NTN) into the market mainstream, a significant step, previously signaled by NTN’s inclusion in the 3GPP’s 5G standards. With eyes set for integration in future 6G networks, this collaborative endeavor aims to advance unique solutions for businesses and consumers. It’s an astounding opportunity that potentially could yield a high-growth market worth $18 billion between 2024 and 2031.
The US and India strengthen their strategic partnership, focusing on 6G research, Open RAN, and semiconductors, while collaborating on technology sharing, co-development, and co-production opportunities between industry, government, and academia.
As the EU deliberates banning “high-risk” companies from its 5G networks, Huawei receives €3.89 million in funding for research into 6G, AI, and cloud computing. With Germany’s position potentially sealing Huawei’s fate in Europe, the future remains uncertain.
The European Commission allocates $9.2 billion for R&D initiatives in telecoms and semiconductor sectors, targeting innovative microelectronics, 5G and 6G technologies. To support digital sovereignty goals, private investment of $15.5 billion and 56 companies are involved.
Keysight and Nokia Bell Labs collaborate to tackle high-frequency challenges in mobile technology, exploring the potential of D-band and E-band frequencies, dubbed “subterahertz,” for 6G applications such as augmented reality and autonomous transportation.
Dell invests €2 million in Ireland’s Open Telecom Ecosystem Lab, aiming to collaborate with EMEA telecom firms on 5G and 6G innovations, boosting smart manufacturing and digital cities while promoting opportunities in network infrastructure.
NTT DoCoMo partners with Ericsson and Keysight on 6G NTT DoCoMo has announced the expansion of its experimental 6G trials, for which it has teamed with Ericsson and Keysight. The collaboration with Ericsson will concentrate on new 6G wireless interfaces for frequencies ranging from 6 to 15 GHz, as well as the sub-TeraHertz band, which encompasses frequencies exceeding 100 GHz. The collaboration with Keysight will put ultra-wideband communications across sub-THz frequencies to the test. DoCoMo has also announced that it is working on a RAN intelligent controller that will be interoperable with base station equipment from several Open RAN manufacturers. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/bdzy6j9f Huawei showcases its commitment to green technology During MWC2023, Huawei sponsored the European Carrier Executives Roundtable, where Zhou Yu, Huawei’s network consulting and system integration domain president, addressed Huawei’s value proposition and innovative techniques in the green target network domain. The observations and remarks emphasized Huawei’s…
France invests €750 million in 6G R&D For research and development projects in advanced network generations such as 5G and 6G, France has announced a €750m grant program. In order to produce sovereign solutions, especially with the pandemic and global trade disputes, the country is focusing on virtualization, open interfaces for access networks, edge computing, security, and AI and machine learning integration. The scheme is part of Macron’s France 2030 strategy. It is a €30 billion plan aimed at modernizing the economy and positioning France as a world leader in future network technologies. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/4jr922dn T-Mobile in talks to acquire MVNO Mint Mobile T-Mobile is apparently in discussions to buy Mint Mobile, a pre-paid mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) backed by Ryan Reynolds. Mint Mobile has grown in popularity since its launch as Mint SIM in 2015. It has been touted as a cheaper alternative to major mobile…
The UK government has announced a £110 million investment in research and development for next-generation wireless technology and telecoms security, with a focus on 5G and 6G. This investment is intended to enhance the UK’s position as a global leader in telecoms research and development. As part of this investment, three top UK universities – the University of York, the University of Bristol, and the University of Surrey – will each receive £28 million to collaborate with major telecoms companies such as Nokia, Ericsson, and Samsung to develop and create future networks such as 6G. This follows Ericsson and Samsung’s recent announcement to establish 6G research labs in the UK. The investment will also aid in the deployment of ultrafast 5G by making it easier for new companies to enter the market. The universities will work with world-class UK academics and industry players to ensure that future network…