Latest 5G News: 5G availability around the world

Most countries will have 5G access by 2020, with a forecasted 1.9 billion subscribers by 2024. Find out the current availability of 5G in this country-by-country guide from

Event Alert: 5G live networks – from launch to scale

Tuesday 2nd July 2019 – 2pm BST/3pm CEST Webinar event – hosted by Mobile World Live 5G networks are now live in South Korea, US, Switzerland, UAE and Australia. Nine operators have already switched on 5G using Ericsson network technology – and with early subscription rates exceeding the ones for 4G they are now taking the steps to deploy 5G … Read More

Event Alert: Third ITU Workshop on Network 2030

18 February 2019 London, UK The International Telecommunication Union at the kind invitation of the National Physical Laboratory,is organizing the Third Workshop on Network 2030, which will take place on 18 February 2019, in London, United Kingdom. The Workshop on Network 2030 aims to provide a forum for both industry and academia to exchange their ideas about data communications … Read More

Latest 5G News: Verizon Shows Real-World 5G Speeds at CES 2019

We don’t live in a 5G world yet, but you wouldn’t know it from the hype around the next generation of connectivity at CES. Verizon showed off what its 5G network is capable of today — spoiler alert: it’s not that impressive — but also what the company dreams will be possible with 5G in the future. That part is … Read More

Job Opportunity: Lecturers in Computing Sciences & Artifical Intelligence (UEA)

2 x Lecturer Roles University of East Anglia The University of East Anglia is an internationally renowned University with a reputation for great teaching, an unrivalled student experience, and research with real impact. The University is currently enjoying an extraordinary period of growth, rising to 12th in the league tables and 10th in the Times Higher REF table for Research Output, cementing … Read More

Latest 5G News: Sky & Telefonica to work together for 5G

Sky (UK Division) has extended its MVNO deal with Telefonica UK so they can continue working together on the development and launch of 5G, work that includes using a UK test bed. For the customer, this means that Sky Mobile users will be able to access 5G services as soon as they’re launched by Telefonica’s 02.  

Call Alert: CWI RFmmWave Workshop QUB

15th November 2018 QUB 21st September 2018 This workshop on research advances in Radio Frequency through Millimetre Wave Radio Communication Technologies is being held as part of the 60th Anniversary of Microwave Engineering at QUB, and is hosted by the Centre for Wireless Innovation (CWI) at the ECIT Institute. It provides a forum to bring together researchers to share the … Read More

EPSRC Call for Quantum Tech Consortia Research Leaders

Research Leader 7th August 2018 EPSRC have just released a call that may be of interest to Commnet members. The call is for Research Leaders to join the consortium that will develop (and eventually deliver) the phase 2 Quantum Technology Research Hubs. In particular, scope has been established for a Research Hub in Quantum Computing and Simulation through discussions … Read More

Making Sense of 5G: New Resource from Real Wireless

Real Wireless have collated a set of resources sharing their vision, technical and economic expertise, and their experience in advising government and agencies on future networks, thus really putting 5G into context.  Their new 5G landing page is a curation of their unique insights which provide valuable background to the many initiatives driving the path to 5G. 

Call Alert: University Defence Research Collaboration in Signal Processing, Phase 3 Application Themes

EPSRC 4th September 2018 EPSRC have published a new open call for the University Defence Research Collaboration (UDRC) in Signal Processing Phase 3 Application Themes.  There are one or two grants of up to £1 million available for three years’ duration, in each of two areas of signal processing related to defence:  EPSRC’s normal eligibility rules apply. Applications will undergo … Read More