Blog - 5G + M2M

November 20, 2017 / SEA, 5G, FLIPS, MEC, NFV, SDN / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
Device virtualization is on its way and may become a reality far faster than you can imagine. A recent BizTech article explores the road to device virtualization and how 5G can make service endpoint agents (SEA) a reality in potentially less than a decade.   So, let’s back up – what is a SEA? A SEA device will work differently than your current smartphone. In the device virtualization paradigm, the same principles that allow virtualization across... Read More
September 11, 2017 / FLIPS, 5G, MEC / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
InterDigital is delighted to announce that is has been shortlisted for the Global Telecoms Awards (also known as the Glotels), the industry’s most prestigious set of awards run by Telecoms.com. The company has been shortlisted alongside Accedian, Cloudify, NetNumber and SK Telecom in the ‘Ground-breaking Virtualization’ category for its Flexible-IP services (FLIPS) solution, which was showcased in the successful world’s first MEC-over-5G architecture trial recently in Bristol.  The Glotels serve as a celebration of outstanding companies who... Read More
August 31, 2017 / 5g, mobile edge computing / Posted By: rachel.rorke
A few weeks ago, InterDigital shared its partnership on a live 5G trial with CVTC Ltd. and Bristol is Open.  Since the conclusion of the event, InterDigital has seen major achievements in the 5G space as a result of the trial. The real-world joint trial, hosted in Bristol, UK, used a scavenger hunt game developed by InterDigital Europe and CVTC Ltd. as part of a European-funded project called POINT; this month, the team completed the... Read More
July 20, 2017 / 5g / Posted By: rachel.rorke
This weekend marks the final days of a next generation 5G Internet trial in Bristol, England. The trial, called Bristol is Open (BIO, for short) is designed as an internet-enabled scavenger hunt in the central part of Bristol. The trial is open to anyone with an Android device who is interested in testing new technology. Users with Android devices are invited to participate by downloading the app and taking part in a walk-around search for... Read More
June 21, 2017 / 5G / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
The Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) recently signed an agreement with InterDigital to collaborate on the development of New Radio (NR) concepts targeted for 5G Phase 2. NR, the global standard being driven by 3GPP for a new 5G air interface, is a continuing part of the mobile broadband evolution to deliver on the requirements of 5G. According to 3GPP’s standardization timeline, Phase 2 is set to begin in 2018 and will result in... Read More