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Communications Technology Laboratory

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Our Focus Areas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Core Network Tech 2
Fundamental Electromagnetic Technologies & Standards
Next Generation Wireless Systems
Public Safety Communications
Smart Infrastructure & Manufacturing
Spectrum Sharing & Sensing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

News and Updates

The Who’s Who of PSCR 2022

Join the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)’s Public Safety Communications Research Division (PSCR) for their Annual Public Safety Broadband

Projects and Programs

5G & Beyond

Ongoing
“5G and beyond” refers to future generations of mobile wireless communication systems. The vision for these next-generation systems are to enable groundbreaking

5G/6G Core Networks and Services

Ongoing
This program aims to advance networking and measurement sciences and promote consensus standards and best practices for the evolution from 5G to 6G, focusing on

Industry Impacts

Alliance for 5G Networks

The next generation of wireless communications technology will allow many more devices to send information much faster, making possible everything from virtual

First Responder Communications

First responders must be able to communicate during an emergency. Too often in critical situations, communications among public safety agencies are hampered by

Tools and Instruments

LTE Coverage Tool

This experimental application was developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Public Safety Communications Research Division (PSCR)

Awards

Taking Measure Blog

Contacts

Director, Communications Technology Lab and Director, NIST Boulder Laboratory