FUTEBOL at the Global Experimentation for Future Internet – GEFI

The 2017 edition of the Global Experimentation for Future Internet (GEFI) meeting was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during the 26th and 27th of October 2017. Main players from Korea, Japan, Brazil, USA, and Europe of the experimentation-based research and testbed infrastructures arena were gathered together in order to discuss current challenges and future directions of several topics considered within the context of experimental future internet research, supported by testbeds and research i...
More

FUTEBOL at the CROWNCOM Conference

From the 20th to the 21st of September, 2017, the 12th EAI International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks was held in Lisbon, Portugal. During this conference, the FUTEBOL Project was presented, with an experiment demonstration on LSA with Carrier Aggregation in the 3.5 GHz band. Also our Open Call was presented in the FIRE workshop chaired by Jorge Pereira (EC).
More

Futebol at Cloudscape Brazil 2017

The Cloudscape Brazil was performed during the 5th of July of 2017. Within this event, the FUTEBOL project was represented by M.D. Marcelo Marotta during the first pitch session, with the presentation: "Lessons learned from the development of a Federated Union of Telecommunications Research Facilities for an EU-Brazil Open Laboratory."
More

FUTEBOL at Net Futures 2017

On the 28th and 29th of June 2017, was held the NET FUTURES conference, in Brussels. During this conference, Professor Luiz DaSilva, from Trinity College Dublin , gave a talk about "The power of locality: Cloud and fog interplay in an optical/wireless network" over the session "Mobile Connectivity: How will the edge look like in 2027?" Check the presentation Here
More

EUCNC 2017 Participation

From June 12-15, FUTEBOL has participated in the EUCNC conference through several activities: Poster Paper presented by Paulo Marques (IT-Aveiro) in the Poster session of the conference (presenting the use cases and experiments) Talk on 5G Techno-business aspects in the 6 Workshop (Business models and techno-economic analysis for 5G networks), by Dr. Johann M. Marquez-Barja (Trinity College Dublin), presenting the FUTEBOL project and promoting the Open Call. Demonstration booth, p...
More

Year One Review and Operator’s Workshop

Between 30rd of May and 2nd of June the FUTEBOL consortium was meeting in Brasilia, with the main purpose of project's evaluation. During the four days, several meetings took place: the review's preparation (rehearsal meeting), the operator's workshop, and the review meeting itself. The operator's workshop, with around 50 attendees, took place in the 1st of June, gathering researchers, network operators, and the Brazilian regulatory agency in order to foster cooperation, share experience...
More

FUTEBOL at Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC)

The Contribution of the paper: The paper proposes a C-RAN Architecture with BBU pool placed in proximity with the Flex-Grid Optical Transponders and use hardware function virtualization on the functions of the former and the latter, in a merged Metro-Core Central Office. It further proposes a framework to optimise the CAPEX for above-mentioned system. About OFC: OFC or Optical Fiber Communication Conference is the oldest (started c.1972) and biggest conference on optics and application...
More

FUTEBOL contributions to 3GPP SA1

The FUTEBOL project was presented in the 77th 3GPP SA1 meeting by the INTEL delegate. The meeting happened in the Jeju Island in Korea, between 13th to 17th of February 2017. The document that was presented describes the FUTEBOL consortium and its use-cases. The document was noted and appears in the meeting report. FUTEBOL raised the attention of NOKIA delegate and further contacts will be initiated. Link to SA1: Here FUTEBOL Discussion paper (Presentation): Here
More

FUTEBOL at EVCOMP2017

From the 13th to 17th of February 2017,  The Department of Computing Sciences of UFMG held the 6th Computing Summer School, which aims the dissemination of knowledge, innovation and academic research on the big area of the Computing Sciences. During this event, Professor Daniel Macedo gave a talk entitled "Conectando os próximos bilhões de dispositivos sem fio" (Connecting the next billion wireless devices), in which he presented the FUTEBOL Project. Thanks Professor Daniel! EVCOMP ...
More

FUTEBOL at FIBRE Face-to-Face Meeting 2017

Brazilian FUTEBOL partners that also manage FIBRE islands have participated the FIBRE face-to-face meeting this week. The meeting happened in 20-21 February and was hosted by Federal University of Goias (UFG) in Goiânia, Brazil. Day one was dedicated to a tutorial on the development of OMF6 control framework, which is being adopted by the FIBRE project. On day two, representatives from all FIBRE islands, including operators, developers, and members of the advisory board gathered and ...
More