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TSDSI-IWPC Workshop on “5G Solving the Capacity Crunch & Connecting the Unconnected”(20-23 January, 2020: Bengaluru)
January 20 @ 7:00 pm - January 23 @ 6:00 pm
TSDSI partnered with The International Wireless Industry Consortium (IWPC), and organised a workshop on “5G Solving the Capacity Crunch & Connecting the Unconnected” on 20-23 January 2020, in Bengaluru.
As the industry transitions from 4G to 5G, this workshop explored the landscape for connectivity in India and consider the options and practicality of moving to 5G. What does the Indian capacity crunch look like and what are the local coverage limitations? Assessing what role Massive MIMO will play, assessing gains and if this is enough to warrant investment in this highly complex technology. Considering current challenges in providing rural connectivity, how can we leverage technology evolution to provide self- sustaining solutions for rural connectivity? Assessing challenges and opportunities in providing rural connectivity with 5G technology. Considering open and non-open standards, base station hardware movements using latest semiconductor technologies.
The workshop goals were:
- Understand the Indian capacity crunch
- Assess local coverage challenges and limitations
- Explore definitions for 5G in India
- Assess how do bring more people online
- Mobilise local research and development projects in support of 5G roll-out
Schedule: 20 January 2020 to 23 January 2020
Participation: Participation was by prior registration.
Venue: The Oterra, Bengaluru
Workshop Coordinators: Mr Sarat Sahoo, firstname.lastname@example.org (+91 9811780573)/Ms Linda Mayes (email@example.com)
Program Agenda: Visit the workshop website here to view more details and the program agenda