Arturo Azcorra, Director of IMDEA Networks Institute and Full Professor at University Carlos III of Madrid, was interviewed yesterday by the radio station Cadena SER MADRID SUR 94.4 FM. In this radio interview Dr. Azcorra explains the meaning and implications of 5G technology for our everyday lives, and its expected social and economic impact.

5TONIC and IMDEA Networks Institute are pleased to announce that University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) has joined 5TONIC, the first laboratory of 5G excellence in Spain. Founded last autumn by experts from Telefonica and the research institute IMDEA Networks, 5TONIC exists as an open ecosystem for innovation and research based in Madrid, which also counts with Intel, Ericsson Spain and CommScope amongst its members.

 

Open Source MANO

The 5TONIC laboratory has successfully hosted the first OSM Mid-Release meeting of the ETSI Open Source MANO (OSM) group.

Commscope

5TONIC and IMDEA Networks Institute are proud to announce that the multinational telecommunications company CommScope has joined 5TONIC, the first laboratory of 5G excellence in Spain. Founded last autumn by experts from Telefónica and the research institute IMDEA Networks, 5TONIC exists as an open ecosystem for innovation and research based in Madrid, which also counts with Intel and Ericsson Spain amongst its members.

Intel

5TONIC and IMDEA Networks Institute are proud to announce that the American multinational technology company INTEL has become a member of 5TONIC, the first laboratory of 5G excellence launched in Spain, founded by experts from Telefónica and IMDEA Networks with the purpose of creating an open ecosystem for innovation and investigation. 5TONIC was launched in autumn 2015 and in addition to the recent inclusion of INTEL, the laboratory also includes important members such as Ericsson Spain.

5Tonic

5TONIC and IMDEA Networks Institute announce that the students from the Master and Specialist degrees in NFV and SDN have initiated their laboratory training in the newly inaugurated 5TONIC laboratory located at IMDEA Networks’ headquarters in Leganés, Madrid. 5TONIC is a Research and Innovation Laboratory focusing on 5G Technologies founded by Telefónica and IMDEA Networks, and counting on the prestigious membership of Ericsson Spain.

5Tonic
  • The agreement has been signed by representatives from the Spanish public administration, academic organizations and private companies in a joint commitment to boost 5G technologies.
  • Telefónica is also one of the cofounders of 5TONIC, the first laboratory of excellence focusing on 5G technologies in Spain, together with IMDEA Networks.
  • Ericsson is the first technological company that has joined the project within the framework of its program known as 5G for Europe – a program that aims to strengthen the competitiveness of European industry.

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