Welcome to the iCirrus 5G project

iCIRRUS (intelligent Converged network consolidating Radio and optical access aRound USer equipment) is an EU Horizon 2020 project.

The 11-partner, 36-month project started on 1 January, 2015.  It is led by the University of Kent.

About the project

The central aim of the project is to examine the advantages and challenges of bringing an Ethernet-based optical fibre fronthaul to fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks, considering the benefits of such an architecture and its effects on performance on key 5G service aims such as device-to-device (D2D) communications and mobile cloud networking.  More information can be found on the motivation and vision page… Read more >