5G-PPP projects focusing on 5G network solutions

5G-PPP projects focusing on 5G network solutions

Workshop on Optical Fronthaul and Backhaul Technologies for 5G Networks


  • To highlight the advances in optical and networking technologies for 5G front and backhaul in the second phase of 5G PPP and to set them into a global context.
  • To foster collaboration between the involved projects and identify common goals and approaches.


  • Simon Rommel, TU/e, blueSPACE


  • Simon Rommel (chair), TU/e, blueSPACE
  • Chris Vagionas, AUTH, 5G PHOS
  • Jim Zou, ADVA, 5G-PICTURE
  • Chigo Okonkwo, TU/e, Metro-Haul


  • ~ 7h in total (including breaks and lunch)


Click here to download the programme as a pdf.


  • Chris Vagionas, AUTH, 5G PHOS
  • Pham Tien Dat, NICT, Japan
  • Andreas Stöhr, University of Duisburg Essen
  • Simon Rommel, TU/e, blueSPACE
  • Jörn Epping & Ruud Oldenbeuving, LioniX International
  • Anna Tzanakaki, University of Bristol, 5G-PICTURE
  • Chathurika Ranaweera, University of Melbourne
  • Arash Farhadi Beldachi, University of Bristol
  • Jim Zou, ADVA Optical Networking, 5G-Xhaul/5G-PICTURE
  • Chigo Okonkwo, TU/e, Metro-Haul
  • Evangelos Grivas, Eulambia, blueSPACE

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