802.11ay/Terragraph: a cost-efficient, multi-radio, multi-hop approach to 5G FWA

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 at 6:30 PM

TI Auditorium


6:30 - 7:00 PM Networking & Refreshments
7:00 - 8:00 PM Talks
8:00 - 8:30 PM Panel Session
8:30 - 8:45 PM Speaker Appreciation & Adjournment

Chair: MP Divakar
Organizer: Comsoc SCV

Session Abstract:Details below...

FREE light dinner to all attendees... MUST register by 1:00pm 12-June-2019 to be included.

Speaker: Mark Jen CTO & Co-founder, common.net

Bio: Mark Jen is a co-founder and the CTO of Common Networks. The company builds and operates mmWave 5G fixed wireless technology to provide high-speed home internet via software-defined graph networks. Previously leading engineering teams at Square, Airtime, and other startups, Mark focuses on technology vision and full-stack "zero to one" execution. Mark graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S.E. in Computer Engineering. He is an inventor on 6 issued patents and has multiple pending.

Title: 802.11ay/Terragraph: a cost-efficient, mulit-radio, multi-hop approach to 5G FWA

Abstract: Common Networks is partnered with Facebook to develop Terragraph hardware/software and deploy 5G mmWave Fixed Wireless Access networks. 60Ghz mmWave radios and a software-defined, graph-topology network architecture allows us to deploy reliable, gigabit-to-the-home service faster and cheaper than any other solution to date.

In this session we will cover:

- 5G goals and blockers. Economic realities of next-gen networks.
- Deployment of our live microwave and mmWave HetNet in Alameda, CA currently serving customers
- Graph-topology advantages over hub-and-spoke models
- 802.11ay / Terragraph technology and capabilities
- Beyond hardware: what's necessary for a fully operable solution.