Aerial Network Operator – Ayan “Droneman” Ghosh, BT Research

Friday Seminar
Date and time: June 01, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Place: EIT Digital Open Area, Floor 3, Elevator C, Electrum Kista
Speaker: Ayan Ghosh, Collaborative Trials Principal at Converged Network Research Lab BT

The talk by Ayan Ghosh will be focusing on how 5G technologies will enable vertical Hetnets in the sky. It will cover some of the work in the last year and some future work that he is involved in.


Ayan Ghosh, Collaborative Trials Principal at Converged Network Research Lab BT, Architect of EE Air Mast, “Droneman”​ of EE,  has worked in the telecoms industry since 2001 for companies like Motorola, Nokia, EE and BT.

After completing his BEng degree in IT and Masters in Computer Science from UMIST, Ayan rolled out the first WiMax network in the country. Working under Prof Dr Simon Saunders, Ayan was involved in designing wireless communication systems in some of the most iconic stadiums, shopping centers and public buildings in the country including Wembley, Ascot & Heathrow. Ayan was also involved in leading international cross functional teams within Motorola and Nokia to provide support on 3G and 4G products. Thereafter Ayan was involved in designing and testing EE’s 4G Multiband LTE and 3G Femtocell roll outs.

Recently Ayan designed and developed EE’s patent awaiting Airmast solution using small-cell for which he received the Small Cell World Forum and World MEC Award. Ayan has also developed an A2GC and an in-cabin system for future Airbus planes as part of the EIT Digital ICARO-EU 2017 project.

When he is not busy designing networks, Ayan plays cricket for Painswick Cricket Club in the Gloucestershire League and rides his motorbikes in the Cotswold.

Coffee and cake will be served, Registration not needed.

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