5G-PICTURE: City testbed

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This 5G-PICTURE demonstration focuses on converged Fronthaul and backhaul services in a smart city environment. 5G-PICTURE leverages an integrated 5G city testbed in the city of Bristol, which provides a heterogeneous data plane integrating together the programmable technologies of 5G-PICTURE over which a variety of network functions will be orchestrated to support jointly FH and BH services.

In terms of 5G functionalities, 5G-PICTURE investigates: 

  • Density and static-to-low mobility.

Location: Bristol (UK)

Date: Q1-2020

Partners involved: University of Bristol, Airrays GmbH, IHP, TU Dresden

Other partners: ADVA Optical Networking, Blu Wireless Technology Ltd, CNIT,  COMSA Industrial, COSMOTE, EURECOM, Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (public company for transportation, trucking, railroad), Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, i2CAT, IHP, Mellanox Technologies Ltd, Telecom Italia (TIM), TransPacket AS, University of Paderborn, University of Thessaly, Zeetta Networks




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