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.”