Cable & Telecom

Montreal research team participates in ITU’s 5G spec evaluations

MONTREAL — A team from Montreal’s INRS (Institut national de la recherche scientifique) has been using its unique simulator to participate in the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) evaluation of new proposed standards for 5G. INRS presented the results of its evaluations of various candidates’ Radio Interface Technology (RIT) specifications at an ITU meeting in Geneva in February 2020. To be approved by the ITU, 5G technology standards must meet a set of criteria known as IMT-2020 (International Mobile Telecommunications-2020), and several countries and consortiums of companies are proposing RIT as a new standard for 5G. For the past two years,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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