DTG open event: Exploding Demand for Mobile Data—efficient spectrum use for smart cities

The Digital TV Group (DTG) Dynamic Spectrum Access Forum will tackle the increasing demand for spectrum with a one-day open event on November 20: Exploding Demand for Mobile Data.

Sponsored by Rohde & Schwarz and Microlease, the event will see speakers and delegates discuss how the latest developments in TV white space, WiFi and mobile technology can help meet this demand, as well as spectrum sharing and dynamic access.

There will also be a demonstration from BBC R&D of how TV White Space spectrum could be accessed using the latest technologies, running throughout the day.

The event will look at the use of new technologies to support smart cities and M2M applications, bandwidth and spectrum requirements for mobile data over the coming years, the development of dynamic spectrum access and views from an international perspective, and visions and policies for smart cities.

Speakers at the DTG offices in London will include Mark Waddell—Lead Technologist, BBC R&D; Nick Gregory—Director of Planning, BSkyB; Michael Fitch—Research and Innovation Department, BT; Steve Leach—Principal in Spectrum Technology, Ofcom; Sami Susiaho—Head of Edge Technologies, BSkyB; Graham Plumb—DTT Policy Manager, Ofcom; Andrew Murphy—Senior Research Engineer in Distribution Core Technologies, BBC R&D; David Crawford—Centre for White Space Communications, University of Strathclyde; Richard Channell—Technology Director, Smart Cities and M2M, Arqiva

Trevor Gibson—Director of Environmental Capital, Opportunity Peterborough; Matt Stagg—Senior Manager of Network Strategy, EE; Tracy Hopkins—Corporate VP Business Development, Neul; Stuart Revell—CTO, TechUK; and Dr Robert Piechocki—University of Bristol.

DTG Staff  |  31.10.2014

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