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The Optical Fiber and mmWave Wireless Convergence for 5G Fronthaul Networks

Thiago R. Raddo, Simon Rommel, Bruno Cimoli, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy
2019 2019 IEEE 2nd 5G World Forum (5GWF)  
The convergence of optical fiber networks and mmWave radio pave the way towards a truly efficient fronthaul infrastructure for 5G mobile communications with seamless connectivity for millions of devices  ...  for 5th generation (5G) networks.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was partially funded by the blueSPACE and 5G-PHOS projects with funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement numbers 762055  ... 
doi:10.1109/5gwf.2019.8911613 dblp:conf/5gwf/RaddoRCM19 fatcat:cfllsqq7pffbdmm225j7mzi3cm

Putting NFV into Reality: Physical Smart Manufacturing Testbed

Marcel Müller, Daniel Behnke, Patrick-Benjamin Bök, Stefan Schneider, Manuel Peuster, Holger Karl
2019 Zenodo  
5G and network function virtualization (NFV) have the potential to make factory networks more flexible and scalable.  ...  In this paper, we extend our previous work and deploy our developed vertical-specific network services and cloud-native virtualized network functions (VNFs) in a physical NFV testbed that is located on  ...  This means, NFV paves the way for IoT devices in manufacturing, and it is an enabler for factory network security. Nevertheless, NFV can also profit from IoT devices.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3707800 fatcat:dhym5nllgnfcvcurp3iyqv3rsi

The Making of 5G: Building an End-to-End 5G-Enabled System

Idelkys Quintana-Ramirez, Anthony Tsiopoulos, Maria A. Lema, Fragkiskos Sardis, Luis Sequeira, James Arias, Aravindh Raman, Ali Azam, Mischa Dohler
2018 IEEE Communications Standards Magazine  
Finally, it is important to us to share the lessons learned which we hope are of use to industry and academia alike when building, deploying and testing emerging 5G systems.  ...  Focus is on a standardized 5G architecture which includes the underlying 3GPP components but also the ETSI Network Function Virtualization (NFV) management and orchestration capabilities.  ...  Hence, the 5G Brainport platform paves the way beyond the boundaries of current optical technology by exploring optical infrastructure elements (ROADM, flexible transponders and transceivers etc) in a  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcomstd.2018.1800024 fatcat:wp3batoqnfahflan5iy3jj6ttm

Testing Facilities for End-to-End Test of Vertical Applications Enabled by 5G Networks: Eindhoven 5G Brainport Testbed

Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, Thiago R. Raddo, Simon Rommel, Chigo Okonkwo, Nicola Calabretta, Ulf Johannsen, Gijs Dubbelman, Jesse Scholtes, Ben Rutten
2018 2018 20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON)  
This paper presents the ongoing build up and deployment of the Eindhoven based 5G-Brainport testbed towards an open environment for validation and test of end-to-end applications benefitting from the 5G  ...  The key-performance indicators (KPIs) that will be delivered by 5G networks such as extremely low-latency, high capacity, robustness and highly flexible network are key enablers for applications such as  ...  Hence, the 5G Brainport platform paves the way beyond the boundaries of current optical technology by exploring optical infrastructure elements (ROADM, flexible transponders and transceivers etc) in a  ... 
doi:10.1109/icton.2018.8473880 fatcat:jq3ojzwp3vas7cnei4k2vfswpu

Editorial for Wiley's IJSCN Special Issue "Satellite networks integration with 5G"

Konstantinos Liolis, Antonio Franchi, Barry Evans
2021 International Journal of Satellite Communications And Networking  
In fact, the satellite role in the 5G ecosystem is proven on the basis of its benefits and its integration into the overall network.  ...  needs like capacity augmentation inside geographic gaps, overspill to satellite when terrestrial links are congested, general global wide coverage, backup/resilience for network fallback, and especially  ...  validation campaigns paving the way for the seamless satellite integration into 5G.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sat.1413 fatcat:ej2egisjdbfurfkvdpxh6pajsm

Towards 6G: Getting Ready for the Next Decade

Marcos Katz, Pekka Pirinen, Harri Posti
2019 2019 16th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS)  
As the wireless and mobile world is turning its interest into beyond 5G development, industry and research community are gradually taking up this colossal challenge.  ...  With a strong background in 5G, Finland is one of the first countries to start doing 6G development following a large research project where key industrial and academic players of the country participate  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank all other Allied ICT Finland wireless communications work group participants for stimulating discussions and contributions for the Finnish case study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iswcs.2019.8877155 dblp:conf/iswcs/KatzPP19 fatcat:zmdwclzvijgezhqh74k6g24okq

Satellite Integration into 5G: Accent on First Over-The-Air Tests of an Edge Node Concept with Integrated Satellite Backhaul

Florian Völk, Konstantinos Liolis, Marius Corici, Joe Cahill, Robert T. Schwarz, Thomas Schlichter, Eric Troudt, Andreas Knopp
2019 Future Internet  
The article covers a testbed demonstration study in Europe with a large-scale testbed including satellites and the latest standardization for the network architecture.  ...  In particular, for these applications, satellites are going to play a role in future 5G networks to provide capacity on trains, vessels, aircraft, and for base stations around the globe.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The views expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Space Agency.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi11090193 fatcat:dyxt7ke6fzeqfdkgxixvyeiwy4

The CTTC 5G End-to-End Experimental Platform : Integrating Heterogeneous Wireless/Optical Networks, Distributed Cloud, and IoT Devices

Raul Munoz, Josep Mangues-Bafalluy, Ricard Vilalta, Christos Verikoukis, Jesus Alonso-Zarate, Nikolaos Bartzoudis, Apostolos Georgiadis, Miquel Payaro, Ana Perez-Neira, Ramon Casellas, Ricardo Martinez, Jose Nunez-Martinez (+6 others)
2016 IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine  
Thus, the next generation of mobile networks, the fifth-generation (5G), will need not only to develop new radio interfaces or waveforms to cope with the expected traffic growth but also to integrate heterogeneous  ...  The Internet of Things (IoT) will facilitate a wide variety of applications in different domains, such as smart cities, smart grids, industrial automation (Industry 4.0), smart driving, assistance of the  ...  Another important benefit of SDN is that it paves the way for the integration of smart objects with fog and cloud computing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mvt.2015.2508320 fatcat:njkq6ghycnfqtjh37y5eitmhq4

Enabling Bi-directional Haptic Control in Next Generation Communication Systems: Research, Standards, and Vision [article]

Chathura Sarathchandra, Kay Haensge, Sebastian Robitzsch, Mona Ghassemian, Ulises Olvera-Hernandez
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Human sensing information such as audio (hearing) and visual (sight) or a combination thereof audiovisual are transferred over communication networks.  ...  Yet interacting sense of touch (haptic) and particularly the kinaesthetic (muscular movement) component has much stricter end-to-end latency communication requirements between tactile ends.  ...  In the cellular telecommunication area, 5G has paved the way to support URLLC use cases on the user plane and has even seen the adoption of cloud concepts in their system architecture aka Service-based  ... 
arXiv:2104.04297v1 fatcat:nsvk2ytfarbfnfld2njfzpryh4

Small-Scale 5G Testbeds for Network Slicing Deployment: A Systematic Review

Ali Esmaeily, Katina Kralevska, Luis Castedo
2021 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
Developing specialized cloud-based and open-source testbeds is a practical approach to investigate network slicing functionalities in the fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks.  ...  Second, we define primary and secondary design criteria for deploying network slicing testbeds. These design criteria are later used for comparison between the testbeds.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/6655216 fatcat:t5etlhdeuvas3c56bh3zdfxxgq

Open-source RANs in practice: an over-the-air deployment for 5G MEC [article]

Juuso Haavisto, Muhammad Arif, Lauri Lovén, Teemu Leppänen and Jukka Riekki
2019 arXiv   pre-print
OSS allows software modifications and integrations of the system components, e.g., EPC and edge hosts running applications, required for new data pipelines and optimizations not addressed in standardization  ...  We evaluated the presented infrastructure with E2E OTA testing, resulting in 7.5MB/s throughput and latency of 21ms, which shows that the presented infrastructure provides low latency for edge applications  ...  of Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation and Technology Industries of Finland Centennial Foundation.  ... 
arXiv:1905.03883v1 fatcat:kz77d3oeunb3jisjwdrzrxhhbq

Orchestration and Control in Software-Defined 5G Networks: Research Challenges

Gianfranco Nencioni, Rosario G. Garroppo, Andres J. Gonzalez, Bjarne E. Helvik, Gregorio Procissi
2018 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
Network slicing emerges as a cost-efficient solution for the implementation of the diverse 5G requirements and verticals.  ...  The 5G radio access and core networks will be based on a SDN/NFV infrastructure, which will be able to orchestrate the resources and control the network in order to efficiently and flexibly and with scalability  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been partially supported by the PRA 2018-2019 Research Project "CONCEPT-COmmunication and Networking for vehicular CybEr-Physical sysTems" funded by the University of Pisa  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/6923867 fatcat:ef5d34pztvhp3pdwgj2ceveagy

D6.1 Initial Planning for Testbeds

Alexandr Tardo, Domenico Lattuca, Christos Politis, Ivo Bizon Franco de Almeida, Ahmad Nimr, Roberto Bonfim, Marek Bednarczyk, Tadeusz Puźniakowski, Paweł Czapiewski, José Luis Cárcel, Joan Meseguer, Carlos Alcaide Pastrana (+14 others)
2021 Zenodo  
This deliverable focuses on the implementation plan for the iNGENIOUS use cases deployment and validation.  ...  It includes a list of required resources to be used for a proper testbeds' setup as well as a list of development and integration activities to be carried out during the project lifetime.  ...  As ICT innovation is considered the key enabler for Industry 4.0 processes and pave the ground to sustainable growth, the Port Network Authority of the North Tyrrhenian Sea has started a strategic collaboration  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5618499 fatcat:nkwb22s3bjfhpghguad6ohxr34

A Multi-site NFV Testbed for Experimentation with SUAV-based 5G Vertical Services

Ivan Vidal, Borja Nogales, Francisco Valera, Luis F. Gonzalez, Victor Sanchez-Aguero, Eduardo Jacob, Cristina Cervello-Pastor
2020 IEEE Access  
With the advent of 5G technologies, vertical markets have been placed at the forefront, as fundamental drivers and adopters of technical developments and new business models.  ...  In this paper, we leverage our prior work on Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and SUAVs to design and build a multi-site experimentation testbed based on open-source technologies.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors thank Alejandro Rodríguez García for his support during the realization of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3001985 fatcat:2fkd5cjyp5esplymzzo3y2mgii

Design of cellular, satellite, and integrated systems for 5G and beyond

Junhyeong Kim, Guido Casati, Nicolas Cassiau, Antonio Pietrabissa, Alessandro Giuseppi, Dong Yan, Emilio Calvanese Strinati, Marjorie Thary, Danping He, Ke Guan, Heesang Chung, Ilgyu Kim
2020 ETRI Journal  
Today, the 5G community is now looking to translate 5G UCs and meet vertical industry requirements, and has ambitions to adopt 5G in viable business cases.  ...  However, the support of new 5G and beyond-5G services as well as seamless connectivity across various vertical industries and highly diverse UCs still requires the integration of multiple radio access  ...  technical evolution of 5G, paving the road for next-generation communications.  ... 
doi:10.4218/etrij.2020-0156 fatcat:lmzcus3t6nhmjjmwxmhl5qy3cy
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