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F. Tariq, M. R. A. Khandaker, K. Wong, M. A. Imran, M. Bennis and M. Debbah, "A Speculative Study on 6G," in IEEE Wireless Communications, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 118-125, August 2020, doi: 10.1109/MWC.001.1900488

A speculative study on 6G

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Author: Tariq, Faisal1; Khandaker, Muhammad2; Wong, Kai-Kit3;
Organizations: 1University of Glasgow
2Heriot-Watt University
3University College London
4University of Oulu
5Huawei France R&D Center
Format: article
Version: accepted version
Access: open
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Language: English
Published: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2020
Publish Date: 2020-10-09


While 5G is being tested worldwide and anticipated to be rolled out gradually in 2019, researchers around the world are beginning to turn their attention to what 6G might be in 10+ years time, and there are already initiatives in various countries focusing on the research of possible 6G technologies. This article aims to extend the vision of 5G to more ambitious scenarios in a more distant future and speculates on the visionary technologies that could provide the step changes needed for enabling 6G.

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Series: IEEE wireless communications
ISSN: 1536-1284
ISSN-E: 1558-0687
ISSN-L: 1536-1284
Volume: 27
Issue: 4
Pages: 118 - 125
DOI: 10.1109/MWC.001.1900488
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
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