MAC Ltd joins 5G Innovation Centre
- Multiple Access Communications Limited (MAC Ltd) becomes a member of the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC)
- Consulting and product development SME brings 30 years’ experience in mobile communications to help develop fifth generation mobile communications network
- 5GIC brings leading academics and industry partners together to define and develop the 5G infrastructure of the future
Multiple Access Communications Limited (MAC Ltd) – a consulting and product development company specialising in mobile radio communications – has become a member of the 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) based at the University of Surrey. The company joins a growing number of industrial partners working with the 5GIC’s leading academics to develop the next generation of mobile and wireless communications.
MAC Ltd has provided high quality technical consulting and innovative products to the mobile communications industry for 30 years, during which time it has continuously been at the leading edge of technology research and development.
David Kenyon, MAC Ltd’s Managing Director, said, “MAC Ltd is proud to become part of this exciting and ground-breaking initiative along with many of the other key research and development organisations across the industry. By joining the 5GIC, we are showing our continued commitment to delivering innovative products and services to the mobile communications industry and contributing to the collaborative development of robust technologies and standards.”
Professor Rahim Tafazolli, Head of the 5GIC, commented, “We welcome MAC Ltd to the 5GIC. Their long established experience and expertise in the design and development of mobile communications systems will help us progress towards the next generation wireless technology.”
The 5GIC at the University of Surrey is the largest European academic research centre dedicated to next generation mobile and wireless communications. Its aim is to drive the delivery of a mobile communications network and wireless connectivity capable of meeting the needs of tomorrow’s connected society and digital economy. The Centre includes a 4km2 testbed for trialling emerging 5G technologies in a real world situation.
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About MAC Ltd
MAC Ltd is a consulting and product development company that specialises in mobile radio communications. It has expertise in signal processing, transmitter and receiver design, system design and specification and network design and modelling. It is currently engaged in a number of research and development projects examining the use of wireless sensor networks in a range of different industries, including health care, transport and construction.