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Project: Fibre Optic Networks for Distributed, Extendible Heterogeneous Radio Architectures and Service Provisioning

Acronym: FUTON
Main Objective:
The FUTON project aims to research develop and validate a flexible architecture for wireless systems based on the joint processing of the radio signals from distinct remote antenna units and supported by a transparent fibre infrastructure. This architecture will enable the high bit rates targeted in the broadband component of future wireless systems and provide a framework for the integration of heterogeneous wireless system.
Reference: FP7 ICT-2007-215533
Funding: EU/FP7
Start Date: 01-01-2008
End Date: 01-06-2010
Team: Paulo Miguel Nepomuceno Pereira Monteiro, Atilio Manuel da Silva Gameiro, Manuel Alberto Reis de Oliveira Violas
Groups: Optical Communication Systems and Networking – Av, Radio Systems – Av
Partners: Nokia Siemens Networks Portugal, Alcatel-Thales III-V Labs, Motorola, Portugal Telecom Inovação, VIVO; Hellenic Telecommunications, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Acorde, Sigint; VIVO, University of Kent; University of Aalborg, University of Patras; VTT
Local Coordinator: Paulo Miguel Nepomuceno Pereira Monteiro
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