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 >
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 644526 (iCIRRUS)