5G is the first system where frequencies higher than 6 GHz are taken into account. The motivation behind new spectrum portions is the mentioned need for offering throughput of gigabit/s and more. The game is worth playing since, in the mmWave, Gigahertz spectrum bandwidths can be applied. But one may pose the question: if the price is so exciting then why nobody used mmWaves previously in cellular systems?
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Since the UN General Assembly in 1987, sustainable development has become the aspiration of modern societies. The development of ICT, has contributed remarkably to global energy consumption, although the translation of the data traffic volume to energy use and greenhouse gas emissions is not straightforward. According to SMART2020 report, the ICT carbon footprint was supposed to increase about 3 times between 2002 and 2020. However, newer reports, corrected these predictions and showed a stabilized trend in the ICT footprint.
For decades now, telecommunications solutions have been constantly changing the face of the Polish and global economy, as well as our everyday life. In the context of the next development leap towards the so-called industry 4.0, wireless telecommunications, and in particular, 5G will play an important role. In August 2020, the Poznan University of Technology granted RIMEDO Labs license to use the university's know-how in the field of algorithms used in telecommunications networks.
In this post we look at published trends and forecasts for our area of interest: Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and in particular radio communication. We consider technology trends in 2020, from the following sources: Gartner, Deloitte, Future Today Institute, Forbes, IEEE Communication Society, and Ericsson.