Mobile network evolution and Cellular Internet of Things (IoT)

9.10.2017 10:00

Infotech Oulu Lecture Series

Lecturer: Matti Keskinen, Nokia

Date: October 9, 2017
Time: 10-12
Room: IT115


Growing digitalization requires more and more data throughput and shorter latency with the higher spectral efficiency. Also the number of connections is growing a lot where Internet of Things is one of the most developing area.
This lecture gives a view how the 4G (LTE) technology is evolving and how the forthcoming 5G technology brings new innovations to Cellular Networks. The lecture includes also information about the Cellular IoT and what it requires from 4G and 5G technologies.

Mobile network evolution and Cellular Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Mobile network evolution from 4G to 5G
    • Standardization status
    • 5G Radio
    • 5G Core
    • Architecture Options
  • Cellular IoT (internet of Things)


Matti Keskinen has been in Nokia since 1982. Matti’s contributions has been mainly in the Mobile Core networks where the first touch to this was the Nordic Mobile Telephone (NMT) system in 1984. Since NMT project he has involved to each 3GPP based Mobile Core Network projects (GSM, UMTS, LTE) managing R&D organizations and business related activities in these projects.  Year 2013 onwards Matti’s role has been Internal Consultant of Mobile Networks. In this role - in addition to core networks he is also contributing to Radio Networks (LTE evolution and 5G), IoT - and Telco Cloud technologies. 

More information: Markku Juntti, Olli Liinamaa

Last updated: 14.9.2017