Network functions virtualization and software defined networks, two of the most revolutionary technologies in the ICT sector, are the protagonists of the second edition of the postgraduate courses ‘Master and Specialist in NFV and SDN’ offered by University Carlos III of Madrid in collaboration with Ericsson and IMDEA Networks.
Professor Arturo Azcorra, Chairman of the Expert Advisory Group of the NetWorld2020 European Technology Platform (ETP) and Vice chairman of the 5TONIC Lab, has been invited by the European Commission (EC) to join a European 5G scientific mission to Korea. Experts from both continents meet this week to discuss the present and approaching future of 5G, the ultrafast mobile broadband technology that promises to become the most remarkable communications phenomenon of the decade.
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) has once again participated in the Madrid celebrations of European Researchers' Night, an initiative that is held simultaneously in 250 cities across Europe on the last Friday in September.
Arturo Azcorra, Vice-chair of 5TONIC, Director of IMDEA Networks and Professor at University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), participated in the 2016 edition of the European Researchers' Night as part on an event about 5G communications organized by UC3M.
Ericsson Italy and Sweden, under the umbrella of the 5G-Crosshaul European research project, have presented at IMDEA Networks Institute in Madrid, a joint and integrated demo where both fronthaul and backhaul traffic share a common infrastructure. Their agnostic cross point switch allows mixing traffic generated from CPRI clients with Ethernet client signals.