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Predictions for 2016: InterDigital’s Chris Cave Contributes to RCR Wireless Webinar

December 11, 2015 / 5G, IoT, LTE / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

With the new year right around the corner, experts across the mobile ecosystem are discussing potential key trends for 2016 that include the impact of new architectures as well as emerging technologies on networks and the business. InterDigital’s Chris Cave, Director, Research and Development, recently participated in a webinar conducted by RCR Wireless along with industry experts from Recon Analytics, 4G Americas and Sonus to examine what 2016 will bring.  

The forward-looking panel discussion focused on topics such as assessments of the status and importance of VoLTE, VoWi-Fi, 5G, virtualization and LTE-U, as well as hiring trends and new business structures.  A big thing to look forward to in 2016? The overall kick-off of studies towards a new 5G radio interface. As Chris explains in the webinar, it will be a long process…but next year will be particularly important as it when the basic building blocks for future systems will be identified. To listen to more of the panelists’ predictions, and view the full on-demand webinar, please click here.  

In addition to the webinar, RCR Wireless News published a report titled “2016 Predictions” that takes an in-depth look at the 2016 expectations for workforce needs, network topologies, 5G standardization, emergence of new technologies and more. Check out the special report here.