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ETSI and WWRF agree working together on cybersecurity and reconfigurable radio

ETSI and WWRF agree working together on cybersecurity and reconfigurable radio

Recently, WWRF renewed its Memorandum of Understanding with ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute). ETSI, through its leading role in the 3GPP partnership and its groundbreaking standards on cybersecurity, IoT and many other topics, is an organization that WWRF is very happy to work with on cybersecurity, reconfigurable radio systems and other areas to be decided. Each organization is entitled to…

Prof Mohamed-Slim Alouini appointed as next WWRF Fellow

Prof Mohamed-Slim Alouini appointed as next WWRF Fellow

Professor Alouini is a Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Affiliate Professor of Applied Mathematics and Computational Science (AMCS), Affiliate Professor of Statistics (STAT), and Principal Investigator of the Communication Theory Lab (CTL) of the King Abdullah University of Sciences and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the California…

WWRF speaks out on developing countries needs at International Telecommunication Union

WWRF speaks out on developing countries needs at International Telecommunication Union

Developing Countries’ Needs Countries with a tradition of telecoms technology development – often the greatest economies in the world, especially in North America, Europe, and parts of Asia – have overwhelmingly had the biggest role in setting up international standards. For example, at the recent ITU workshop on its vision for mobile networks beyond IMT-2020, there were no representatives from…

Workshop THz Waves: Fast Lane Journey to 6G by WWRF

Workshop THz Waves: Fast Lane Journey to 6G by WWRF

Motivated by the potential of THz technologies to transform the future of ICT, this workshop aimed reveal and discuss the critical technology gaps as well as the appropriate enablers, in terms of baseband processing RF frontend, channel models and waveforms, signals and coding, beam-patterns and medium access control schemes. Most importantly, this workshop attempted to shed some light on the…

Two New Outlook Publications from WWRF’s Evaluation Working Group

Two New Outlook Publications from WWRF’s Evaluation Working Group

A team from WWRF has been taking part in the evaluation of candidate technologies to be recognised as compliant with the ITU IMT-2020 requirements. One of these was submitted by ETSI TC DECT and the DECT Forum, and following its successful evaluation, has now been announced as the world’s first non-cellular 5G technology. The other Outlook covers evaluation of the technology…