back to article 5G needs new connectivity methods, say Spanish boffins

While millimeter-wave radio frequencies are hyped as the future of high-speed wireless networks, they're severely range-limited. A group of Spanish boffins has proposed using user context information like location to help mobile devices get the best speed. As they explain in their paper at Arxiv, it's not enough just to run an …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Italian or Spanish?

    Maybe just for got to mention the Spaniards or the Italians are Spanish citizens working at the Milan poly, or its a mistake,

    1. Dan 55 Silver badge

      Re: Italian or Spanish?

      Somewhere down south anyway. It's all Greek to me.

    2. Mephistro

      Re: Italian or Spanish?

      Yep! And, hard as I try, I can't remember when Milano was moved to Spain. Nice city, too. Wouldn't mind having Milano in Spain (as long as they remove first all those pesky Italians ;-).

  2. tony2heads

    As the body will block mm waves

    you will presumably have to hold a 5G phone above your head- otherwise you would be 'holding it wrong'

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