News & Updates

  • Mar 2018: 4th edition of IEEE BackNets 2018 will be organised with IEEE Globecom 2018 on Dec 13, 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE. More details here.
  • Jan 2018: TCBCN’s nomination to track Chair IEEE Globecom 2019 has been approved. Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir will serve as a lead track chair to Selected Areas in Communications Symposium – Access Network and System Track.
  • Dec 2017: TCBCN has organised a special issue in IEEE JSAC with ETC on Emerging Technologies in Tactile Internet and Backhaul/Fronthaul Networks; deadline for full paper submission: April 1, 2018. On behalf of TCBNC Prof Muhammad Ali Imran is serving the guest editorial board of this special issue.
  • Sep 2017: IEEE 3rd BackNets agenda has been published; follow it here https://sites.google.com/site/backnets2017/workshop-agenda 
  • May 2017: 3rd TCBNC Meeting will be held during IEEE ICC 2017 on 25 May 2017, Paris, France. For more details visit here.
  • Apr 2017: IEEE ComSoc Best Reading List for Backhaul and Fronthaul: Networking, Communications and Signal Processing will be published in Fall 2017/Spring 2018. Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir is leading guest editor for this best reading list. More details will be up here.
  • Mar 2017: 3rd Edition of IEEE BackNets 2017 will be organized with IEEE VTC2017-Fall during Sep 24-27, 2017. Paper submission deadline: 8 May 2017
  • Apr 2016: 2nd TCBNC will be held on Tuesday 24 May 2016 from 8 to 9 am during ICC 2016, Kuala Lumpur. See meeting details here.
  • Mar 2016: Call for Participation is announced from IEEE SA for IEEE 1914™ Working Group for Next Generation Fronthaul Interface. More details can be seen here.
  • Mar 2016: WS-04: Workshop IEEE ICC BackNets will be organized on Monday Morning, 23 May 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. More details on workshop agenda here.
  • Dec 5, 2015: IEEE ICC BackNets 2016 – Deadline has been extended to Dec. 18, 2015. More details here.