Pieter Ballon

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(WG2) has been active in the area of service architectures for future wireless systems. The vision of I-centric communication has been developed putting the individual user (" I ") in the center of service provisioning rather than offering inflexible services that are unaware of actual customer needs or situations. I-centric systems relieve the user of(More)
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The exploitation of third-generation mobile networks in Europe may be challenged by the deployment of so-called Alternative Wireless Technologies (AWTs). This article presents an overview of the availability and usage of AWTs in the 25 EU member states. It identifies the main drivers and bottlenecks for AWTs and analyses to which extent established mobile(More)