BROWSING: 6G

India expects first 6G networks by the end of the decade: Report

India's Prime Minister said that a 6G task force has already started work to achieve this goal The Indian government is expecting the initial rollouts of 6G networks by the end of the decade, local newspaper Business Standard reported, citing Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to...

Smarter than the average ‘G’: The role of AI/ML in 6G systems

Future 6G systems are already coming into focus through research and early development, and one of the most exciting aspects is the role that artificial intelligence will play in the next generation of cellular systems.   First, a note on artificial intelligence versus machine learning....

Finnish government unveils new 6G initiative

The members of 6G Finland will now start creating a 6G R&D roadmap on the most important common priorities Several Finnish research institutes and companies currently doing 6G research and development have founded a national coalition, dubbed 6G Finland, with the aim of boosting Finland’s...

Samsung unveils 6G research findings and 6G spectrum white paper

Samsung Electronics had published a white paper introducing its 6G vision in July 2020 Samsung Electronics released a white paper that lays out the company’s vision for securing global frequency bands for future 6G technology. The paper, titled “6G Spectrum: Expanding the Frontier,” discusses ways to...

RF factors in play for 5G and future 6G systems

When it comes to 5G and spectrum, there are a lot of complicating factors at work. While previous generations of cellular technologies typically brought new spectrum into play, 5G is making use of familiar sub-6 GHz frequencies that have been foundational to cellular networks,...

Japanese, European groups ink MoU on 6G cooperation

This MoU is the first to be signed between the Beyond 5G/6G related organizations from Japan and Europe Japan’s Beyond 5G Promotion Consortium (B5PC) and Europe’s 6G Smart Networks and Services Industry Association signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost cooperation on next-generations networks. The...

How Europe can build on strengths in SEPs to reclaim leadership in cellular with 5G and 6G (Analyst Angle)

The EU is in grave danger of “throwing out the baby with the bathwater” in its prospective attempts to reform SEP licensing with interventions for the purported benefit of European Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in IoT.  Europe was once preeminent in cellular communications with...

South Korea aims to launch a communications 6G prototype in 2026

In January, the Korean government said it was working with local telcos on 6G network development strategies The new government of South Korea expects to come up with a 6G communications prototype in 2026, Korean press reported. The Presidential Transition Committee said that the incoming...

Kyocera develops new technology to improve 5G and future 6G coverage

Transmissive Metasurface will help deliver high-frequency millimeter-wave 5G and 6G to places where communication is impossible due to obstacles Japanese company Kyocera said it has developed a "transmissive metasurface" technology that can redirect wireless network signals in a specific direction to improve the coverage area...

Rohde & Schwarz White Paper: 5G Evolution – On the Path to 6G

5G deployments have only recently started, and releases beyond R15 will continue to tap into the tremendous potential of 5G. However, as a new generation of cellular technology typically appears every 8-10 years, 6G can be expected around 2030. Download this white paper to explore...

Toyota, NEC and other firms join Japan’s 6G initiative: Report

Japanese carriers NTT Docomo, KDDI, SoftBank Group and Rakuten Mobile are also part of this 6G initiative Toyota Motor, NEC and other Japanese companies will join a government-backed group to propose technological requirements for future 6G wireless communications, Nikkei Asia reported. The technical proposal is expected...

South Korea aims to launch commercial 6G around 2028: Report

The government of South Korea previously said it expected to launch a pilot project for 6G mobile services in 2026 South Korea aims to commercialize 6G services by around 2028, local news agency Yonhap reported, citing the country's science minister. "We are continuing our preparations for...

Qualcomm: One technology roadmap, countless opportunities for innovation

The connected intelligent edge is growth opportunity connectivity, processing, AI and more First detailed last year at a capital markets event and impactfully contextualized at the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Qualcomm is moving fast on its strategy of expanding addressable market 7-fold to...

China aims to accelerate 5G base stations deployment this year: Report

China expects local carriers to install nearly 600,000 5G base stations during 2022 The Chinese government expects to accelerate efforts to expand 5G infrastructure across the country this year, local newspaper South China Morning Post reported citing Xiao Yaqing, the head of the Ministry of...

Advanced Massive MIMO technologies usher in new wide-area 5G capabilities

Sub-band full-duplex, Giga MIMO, sub-THz and the march to the Terabit-per-second era At its campus in Southern California, Qualcomm Technologies’ R&D team demonstrated how advanced Massive MIMO technologies like sub-band full-duplex (SBFD) and Giga-MIMO will continue to drive wide-area 5G adoption, help operators make the...

UK and Japan ink deal to diversify tech used in telecoms networks

The two countries committed to share information on their respective policy approaches seeking to build a more competitive global market for telecoms equipment The governments of Japan and the U.K. have agreed several joint initiatives to support efforts to reduce the global overreliance on a...

VMware unveils vision towards 6G technology

VMware announced a collaboration with German research institutes for future 6G technologies VMware unveiled its vision for Automating Life during Mobile World Congress 2022 as part of the firm’s path to future 6G technologies. The U.S. company said this vision is underpinned by the fusion of...

ZTE builds efficient way to 5G-Advanced and 6G with RIS solution

02 March  2022, Shenzhen, China - ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, today has launched its RIS (Reconfigurable Intelligent metaSurface) solution at MWC 2022. The company takes the lead in applying...

NGMN Alliance identifies future 6G use cases

The Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance (NGMN) released a whitepaper describing future 6G cases that will potentially emerge in the next decade. Operators, technology suppliers and academic advisors participating in the NGMN alliance contributed their views on the potential use cases for as-yet-unstandardized 6G technology....

Terahertz spectrum in 6G: The only place to go is up

6G isn’t even close to being standardized, but work is already underway to figure out what it might look like. And when it comes to what spectrum that future 6G systems will use, the path is clear: Spectrally speaking, the only place to go...

Keysight Technologies, Samsung partner on 6G R&D

Keysight Technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Samsung Research to advance research and development of 6G technology, the former company said in a release. Keysight noted that future 6G systems are expected to be built on technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI),...

Keysight helps LG Electronics to demo 6G RF front-end module

Keysight Technologies said it helped Korean company LG Electronics to demonstrate a 6G radio frequency (RF) front-end (RFFE) module at the 2021 Korea Science and Technology Exhibition held at the Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX) in Ilsan, Korea in December 2021. 6G standards have not...

Korean government cooperate with local firms on future 6G networks

The Korean Ministry of Science and ICT announced that it is working on next-generation network development strategies together with local carriers and tech firms SK Telecom, KT, LG Uplus, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, Business Korea reported. The government and the companies aim to carry...

The University of Oulu announces 6G collaboration with Jio

Finland's University of Oulu said it is cooperating with Jio Estonia OU, part of Reliance Industries, in the research of future 6G technologies. The partners say they will combine expertise from industry and academia in aerial and space communication, holographic beamforming, 3D connected intelligence in...

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