Monthly Archives December 2013

Presented at: IEEE Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS), December 10-13, Tainan, Taiwan, 2013.

Wireless@kth researchers: Paolo Monti, Mats Nilson and Anders Västberg 

Abstract: Heterogeneous network (HetNet) deployment strategies have the potential to improve the energy efficiency of mobile access networks. One key aspect to consider in HetNets is the impact of the power consumption of the backhaul, i.e., the overall energy efficiency of a HetNet deployment is affected by the backhaul technology and architecture.

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On Thursday December 12, Wireless@kth will host a visit from journalist Young Wan Lee, Deputy Editor of Science team, Business & Technology News Desk in The Chosun-Ilbo Daily Newspaper, Korea.

Mr Lee’s visit is organised by National Research Foundation of Korea and Wireless@kth is one of the items in a busy programme during Mr Lee’s stay in Kista. The focus of the visit is the Swedish research system, particularly industry-academia cooperation.


Presented at: The 6th CMI International Conference: Developing the future ICT infrastructure technologies, market, and policies, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 28–29 November 2013

Researcher: Tatjana Apanasevic

Abstract: The main focus of the ongoing research is to investigate obstacles and driving forces affecting a decision of Swedish retailers to invest in mobile payment solutions. The research is in its starting phase. And this paper presents initial results of a desktop analysis revealing the current market situation, identifying main players, and estimating the structure of investment costs. In order to do that available secondary information was analyzed.

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Presented at: The 24th European Regional Conference of the International Telecommunication Society, Florence, Italy, 20–23 October 2013

Wireless@kth researcher: Tatjana Apanasevic

Abstract: Swedish public transport organizations have set an objective to double usage of the public transport during the next coming five years. The conducted study attempts to investigate if the current ticket solutions support the goal of the public transport companies, and if the available mobile phone solutions can lower barriers for consumers.

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