"The TIP community has had a significant impact on opening up telecom networks to lower costs, increase innovation, and help operators extend the benefits of high quality connectivity to more communities across the world," says Tenorio. "As Chair I will champion continued innovation and the opening up of supplier ecosystems to more competition."
"Technology plays an increasingly important role in connecting people over Christmas," claims Vodafone UK's chief technology officer Scott Petty. "Flying a drone over 4G for the first time gives us a glimpse of what Christmas deliveries of the future might look like."
Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Summit 2018 was well attended by key stakeholders from across the wireless ecosystem, and there was a real sense of enthusiasm and a commitment to transforming telecoms via open source.
Vodafone "leading the roll out of 5G across the UK, starting with Greater Manchester. A further six cities – Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool and London – will shortly receive full 5G too. Next year, we will bring 5G to the Scottish Highlands, Cornwall and the Lake District, among other locations," says Nick Jeffery.
Lime Microsystems named as a provider of end-to-end technology for the CrowdCell Project effort to produce an open source cellular relay platform using general purpose processors (GPP) and software defined radio (SDR) technologies.
This is just a short post to express our thanks to everyone who came along to the CrowdCell Hackathon launch in Madrid, and to the La Nave team for the excellent venue and being great hosts. Lastly, of course, to Vodafone for their commitment to a decentralised, app-enabled wireless future.
"We're going toward a disaggregation. That's one of the ways forward," says Clauberg. "We're separating hardware and software. We can use the best of breed on the hardware side and likewise on the software side. This is helping accelerate innovation for this industry."
The company pledges to open a new technology centre and digital incubator in Manchester, offer a combined computer science degree and apprenticeship, and launches a £300,000 fund for technology with social purpose.
The latest on operators, community applications, the new LimeSDR Mini, and future innovation in wireless technology.