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EU-funded project MiWaveS to help develop next 5G networks

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A consortium of 15 leading telecommunications operators, vendors, research centres and academic institutions have launched MiWaveS (Millimeter-Wave Small Cell Access and Backhauling). This EU-funded project will develop millimeter-wave (mmW) key radio technologies to enable better data transmissions to the future 5G networks users.

5G will offer totally new possibilities to connect people, and also things

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European Commission Vice President @NeelieKroesEU says it’s important to understand 5G mobile will be more than just the next step beyond today’s 4G networks. "It will also offer totally new possibilities to connect people, and also things – being cars, houses, energy infrastructures. All of them at once, wherever you and they are."

5G networks be a leap, not a step, forward (background MEMO on 5G)