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5G networks: Will technology and policy collide?
Año:2017
Áreas de investigación
  • Política de comunicación,
  • Telecomunicación
Datos
Descripción
Despite being still under development, it is envisaged that 5G networks will provide a 'fibre-like' experience to mobile users. As such, they are expected to accommodate services with very different requirements in terms of latency, bandwidth and reliability, among others, for the vertical sectors. However, the European Union has just approved the Telecommunications Single Market Regulation, which enshrines the network neutrality principle and guarantees that ?all traffic through the Internet is treated equally?. This article explores the potential conflict between net neutrality regulation and future 5G services, particularly regarding network virtualisation. We present a discussion on the challenges of building net neutrality upon judgements on whether traffic optimisation is objectively necessary. This proves complex in a technological environment that envisions network ?slices? created and priced on-demand according to the Quality of Service (QoS) required by specific applications at any given time. In addition, we argue that the ?anything-as-a-service? paradigm might turn into an important source of innovation for the future Internet infrastructure layer, and thus for the ecosystem as a whole.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Telecommunications Policy
ISSN
0308-5961
Factor de impacto JCR
1,526
Información de impacto
Datos JCR del año 2016
Volumen
DOI
Número de revista
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Participantes
  • Autor: Zoraida Frias Barroso (UPM)
  • Autor: Jorge Emiliano Perez Martinez (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (GTIC)
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de I+d+i en Procesado de la Información y Telecomunicaciones
  • Departamento: Señales, Sistemas y Radiocomunicaciones
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