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).
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Open Call for Experimentation

The FUTEBOL project launched today its open call. This call is addressed to anyone interested to use the methodologies and tools that have been developed within the FUTEBOL project, in order to conduct original research in networking and telecommunications, especially in the integration of optical and wireless technologies. The expected types of participants are educational or research institutions, universities, small/medium/large enterprises, and anyone in general interested in realizing ex...
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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
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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...
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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...
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Brazilian operators’ workshop

The partners of the FUTEBOL project are pleased to announce the first Workshop on Optical-Wireless Convergent Networks Joining Brazilian and European Researchers and Network Operators. The objective of the workshop is gathering researchers, network operators, and regulatory agencies in order to foster cooperation, share experiences, and discuss challenges and opportunities for future optical-wireless network deployments. For more information, go to Dissemination > Events or check it Here. ...
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Newsletter #2

The FUTEBOL Project is entering its second year, and now we have our second Newsletter! Checkout the News, achievements and headlights from the first year of the project! Check it out on our Newsletters page http://www.ict-futebol.org.br/index.php/newsletters/
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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...
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