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DSL Pioneer and Marconi Fellow, John Cioffi, Describes Terabit Future

By Rick Merritt SAN JOSE, Calif. – At a time when carriers are pondering an expensive shift from copper cables to optical fibers, a pioneer of digital subscriber lines is proposing a novel upgrade that someday could deliver terabit data rates. In…
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How the Wireless Revolution Will Make a Better World

By Paula Reinman Co-authored by Marty Cooper 44 years ago this month, cell phone pioneer and 2013 Marconi Fellow, Marty Cooper, made the world’s first call from a mobile phone and fundamentally changed the way we communicate by recognizing…
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When Anything Can Talk to Anything, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

An audience of 60 students, faculty and business leaders in the Chicago area joined Marconi Chairman Vint Cerf and 2011 Young Scholar Joseph Kakande at Illinois Institute of Technology to discuss the Internet - past, present and future.  The…

FCC Grants NYU WIRELESS Early ‘Program Experimental License’ for Cutting-edge Work Throughout the Radio Spectrum

By NYU Wireless This year many mobile carriers are launching early services for 5G — the next generation of wireless that promises speeds 10 to 100 times faster than 4G LTE — and a host of other technology companies are testing devices…
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Technology for Good: How Networking Saves Big Cats

By Camilla Fritze Co-authored by Paula Reinman Close your eyes and think of a jungle: the noises, the smells and the sounds. Think of the most majestic and inspirational creature in that jungle. What comes to mind? For many, the tiger…
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What Your Connected World Could Look Like in 2017

By Vint Cerf Co-authored by Paula Reinman Thanks to contributions by Marconi Fellows and Young Scholars  John Cioffi, Giovanni Corazza, Martin E. Hellman, Joe Lukens, George MacCartney, Jr., Arogyaswami Paulraj, and Junwen Zhang. The…
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How the World's Brightest Young Engineers Are Helping Us Connect Everything

By Paula Reinman Connecting everyone and everything in a safe and productive way is one of the holy grails of our time. Of course this means that you’ll be able to stream the latest episode of Game of Thrones the moment it comes out. It…
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Ted Rappaport Keynoting Major FCC Hearing on Millimeter Wave

By Hatti Hamlin FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel sees a high frequency future. "We will need to bust through this old 3 GHz ceiling and create new possibilities for millimeter wave spectrum in the airwaves at 24 GHz and above. This is…
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Claude Shannon Documentary Coming from IEEE

By Hatti Hamlin Communications Theory pioneer Claude Shannon won the first Marconi Society Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. 2016 is Shannon's centennial year and the IEEE Information Theory Society is producing a TV documentary on his…
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NYU Wireless tops world rankings in 5G wireless

Marconi longtime board member Ted Rappaport's research center was listed as first in the world in rankings by Fierce Wireless, a leading online publication, Rated fourth worldwide was Stanford, where no fewer than four Marconi Fellows work.…