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NCSRD IIT Newsletter reports 5G activities in 5GENESIS Athens platform:

The Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications (IIT), NCSRD, dedicates in its newsletter the month of October to 5G Networks. The workshop “5G Trials in Europe: 5G Experimentation Facilities and Vertical Trials: Current Status and Future Perspectives” and the 5G!Drones Athens Trials are core topics of this newsletter. The workshop was successfully organised by the Media Networks Laboratory (MNL) on Wednesday 14 October, between 9:00-15:00 CEST, in the frame of H2020 projects 5GENESIS and 5G!Drones with the support of the 5G-PPP partnership. It was attended online by almost 100 participants. On 19-21 October 2020 in the frame of the 5G!Drones project, MNL’s researcher Dr. Harilaos Koumaras along with international consortium partners, i.e. Cosmote, HEPTA, CAFA Tech, robots.expert, Municipality of Egaleo and INFOLYSiS conducted technical flight trials with drones in 5G network at the Stavros Mavrothalassitis municipal stadium of Egaleo and at Cosmote Academy. More information available at:
https://www.iit.demokritos.gr/newsevents/iit-dedicates-october-5g-networks/

5G!Drones Athens Trials over the 5GENESIS Athens platform (Efgaleo Stadium & Cosmote Academy)

Dr Harilaos Koumaras, scientific responsible for Media Networks Laboratory’s H2020 project 5G!Drones, along with representatives from partners Cosmote, HEPTA, CAFA Tech, robots.expert, Municipality of Egaleo and INFOLYSiS conducted technical flight trials with drones in 5G network at the Stavros Mavrothalassitis municipal stadium of Egaleo, on 19-20 October 2020 and on Cosmote Academy premises,on 21 October 2020, in Athens, both locations being part of the 5GENESIS Athens platform..

More information available:
https://www.iit.demokritos.gr/newsevents/5gdrones-feasibility-tests-athens/