Taking on transport: 5G this week

This week at 5GIC our attentions turned to what 5G might mean for transport… connected cars? Automated traffic systems? Smarter Cities? Helping to answer those questions will be Dr Nick Reed who joins us as a Visiting Professor.

Academy Director at TRL, the UK’s Research Transport Laboratory Nick will join 5GIC to share expertise and develop research in transport. Read more about Nick here.
Dr Nick Reed

It’s been relatively quiet in the news this week, but you might be interested to see 5GIC featured in:

Campus Close up – Testing the future of telecommunications

Times Higher Education

New faces at 5GIC; this week’s 5G Newsbite – 26 July

It’s been a busy week at 5GIC with the announcement of new staff and new collaborations.

Firstly we welcomed Imagination Technologies as a Gold Member. Imagination will invest significant resources into 5GIC over the next five years, including both people and IP platforms, to help 5GIC develop technologies that will be highly scalable and easily deployable by the widest possible semiconductor, electronics goods and service provider community. Read more on our news pages.


Hossein Yassaie, CEO, Imagination Technologies

We also expanded our SME technology partner programme with the addition of Blu Wireless, integrating its Blu Wireless ‘Lightning’ millimetre wave gigabit modems within the 5GIC 5G mobile testbed.

This week in 5G – 13 July 2015

Welcome to the new University of Surrey 5G Innovation Centre blog!

Each week we share the latest 5G headlines from around the world, helping to keep you up to date with rapid innovation in the next generation of mobile communications.

Huawei joins European 5G Research Project

Computer Weekly reports on Huawei’s commitment to a pan-European 5G Public Private Partnership (5G-PPP) plan to strengthen five separate 5G research projects.

SK Telecom, Intel collaborate on 5G chipsets and MIMO R&D

Telecoms.com reports on MWC Shanghai this week, where Korean operator SK Telecom had announced its intentions to collaborate with Intel on the development of 5G radio access tech.