EC announces EUR 50 mln funds for 5G mobile research

Tuesday 26 February 2013 | 13:43 CET | News
The European Commission (EC) has announced funding of EUR 50 million for research to deliver 5G mobile technology by 2020. EC Vice President Neelie Kroes said the aim of the funds was to put Europe back in the lead of the global mobile industry. She said she wanted 5G to be pioneered by European industry, based on European research and creating jobs in Europe. METIS, 5GNOW, iJOIN, TROPIC, Mobile Cloud Networking, COMBO, MOTO and PHYLAWS are some of the new EU research projects that address the architecture and functionality needs for 5G / beyond 4G networks. In particular, the METIS project

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