The NetIDE European research project concluded last December 2016 with a successful final demonstration, hosted at IMDEA Networks, of the technology developed during its three years of execution hosted. A panel of experts and European Commission representatives witnessed the demonstration of the main project achievements focused on delivering a single Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to support the whole development lifecycle of network controller programs in a vendor-independent fashion.
Arturo Azcorra discusses the present and future of 5G communications on radio program «World Ecommerce»
15 Mar 2017
Arturo Azcorra, Director of IMDEA Networks Institute and Full Professor at University Carlos III of Madrid, is interviewed, together with other ICT experts, on the topic of 5G communications, at the program «World Ecommerce» of the Spanish radio station «Radio Internacional de España».
14 Mar 2017
Telefónica is satisfied with the results of the ETSI’s first Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Interoperability event, called NFV PlugtestsTM, celebrated in Leganés, Madrid, from January 23 to February 3, 2017.
10 Mar 2017
Víctor Sánchez Agüero has become a member of the research engineers and support team at IMDEA Networks, where he will be working as a Research Assistant. His main research interests are Internet Measurements, IP Routing, BGP, Data Visualization, Network Architectures and UAV/Drones.
06 Mar 2017
To assist with the deployment of the 3GPP standardized Mobile IoT technologies (NB-IoT, LTE-M, and EC-GSM), the GSMA’s Connected Living programme has launched the «Mobile IoT Open Lab Map», a unique resource which provides information on the operators, equipment manufacturers and associated technologies that are being developed in any particular region.
02 Mar 2017
In the last weeks, several tests of mobile IoT (Internet of Things) technologies have been carried out in 5TONIC that have involved Telefónica, Ericsson, and third parties.
01 Mar 2017
Theopen research and innovation laboratory 5TONIC announces that Luz Wavelabs is the proud winner of the First 5TONIC 5G Start-up Competition. Luz Wavelabs is a small Spanish technological company focused on bringing to the market a new technology based on millimeter and Terahertz (THz) waves, which will allow next generation high data rate wireless communications, one of the key requirements of future 5G communications.
23 Feb 2017
Dr. Marco Ajmone Marsan, Full Professor at the at the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications of the Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy) and a part-time Research Professor at IMDEA Networks Institute in Madrid (Spain), has been honored with IEEE Life Membership in recognition of his loyal membership and support of the activities of the IEEE.
Telefonica is proud to announce the delivery and installation of Intel’s FlexRAN Software Reference Platform in the 5TONIC Open 5G Lab
21 Feb 2017
The FlexRAN platform provides a virtualized reference implementation of LTE Advanced RAN (Radio Access Network) with a modular eNB (eNode-B) reference software stack that operates on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware in combination with FPGA hardware accelerators that support specific network functions. The specific FlexRAN Platform being installed in the 5TONIC open 5G Lab runs on Artesyn's MaxCore(tm) HA platform, a high availability version of its microserver platform for NFV/SDN and carrier cloud networks. In the following weeks, Telefónica and other 5TONIC partners will test and validate the viability of virtualized implementations of current and future RANs for both functionality and performance.
17 Feb 2017
The communications world has coined the expression “mobile data tsunami” to describe the massive increase on mobile data traffic, which continues to gather momentum as it is about to hit us. Indeed, mobile data traffic is forecasted to increase 11-fold between 2013 and 2018.