Ascom Network Testing joins 5G Innovation Centre

Ascom Network Testing has joined the 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) at the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom to work with other companies on research of 5G-related topics.

5GIC consortium members include Aeroflex, AIRCOM International, BBC, BT, EE, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe, Huawei, Ofcom, Rohde & Schwarz, Samsung, Telefonica and Vodafone.

Together with the University of Surrey, they will conduct research into the development of 5G network technologies and Internet innovations.

The project will include the development of a 5G test bed, based on the University campus, to test technologies in a real-world environment.

Erik Tarnvik, Ascom Network Testing’s CTO. “Ascom has been a member of 3GPP and ITU for many years, and as such we’ve had the opportunity to be part of development efforts as the industry progresses.”