Patch.com quoted Filippo Malandra, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, in its coverage of a $300,000 federal grant to expand high-speed internet access in Buffalo's Fruit Belt neighborhood.
Television news outlets in Buffalo, N.Y. reported that a UB team co-led by electrical engineers Filippo Malandra and Nicholas Mastronarde, together with Mission Ignite, have been awarded a $300,000 grant to bring high-speed internet to Fruit Belt residents in the City of Buffalo.
Students in Filippo Malandra’s “Principles of Networking” class heard first-hand about the latest challenges in deploying small cell technologies for use on LTE and 5G networks from three Verizon engineers.
WIVB-TV reports on how 5G wireless technology promises to make computing and information sharing much faster. The station interviewed Filippo Malandra, assistant professor of research in the Department of Electrical Engineering, who said 5G transmissions are over a shorter distance and narrowly focused, which is more advantageous in cities than in rural areas.
5G cellular service, the next generation of smartphone technology, could also become an alternative to cable television bundles, according to Filippo Malandra, research assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering.