Future Networks examines technology for the cellular and mobile broadband networks, providing a holistic coverage from the edge to the core of the network and across all technology generations. The service provides detailed analysis and market forecasts across the networks supply chain. It assesses the role of every single node of this chain in enabling future generation mobile services. Coverage areas encapsulate all things that will transform the mobile network, including 5G and LTE Advanced Pro Networks, Carrier Unlicensed Spectrum, IOT Networks, Mobile Edge Computing, NFV and SDN, Network Cloudification, and Telco Data Analytics.
Wi-Fi remains relevant as technologies evolve through the continuous innovation of new 802.11 protocols and enhancements: the IEEE 802.11-2012 revision is 2,980 pages long. Within the IEEE, Wi-Fi continues to increase its performance, capabilities, functionality, and applications. New protocols will improve performance and increase access to spectrum.