We propose to introduce optical-switching technologies to the next mobile network to handle the huge volume of future mobile traffic. This requires research on key technologies such as optical mobility management and inter-base station MIMO.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.4259) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, packet-switched
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