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Next generation networks

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

USGv6 Program

NIST is Working with other USG agencies and industry to develop and maintain the standards, test program, deployment guidance and test and measurement tools

5G & Beyond

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

Software Defined Virtual Networks

NIST is working to develop test and measurement techniques to advance the state of the art in network virtualization, network service function chaining

Internet Infrastructure Protection

ITL’s Internet Infrastructure Protection (IIP) program, led by the Advanced Network Technologies Division (ANTD), works with industry to develop the measurement

Publications

An Analytical Model for CBAP Allocations in IEEE 802.11ad

Author(s)
Nada Golmie, Tanguy Ropitault, Michele Zorzi, Chiara Pielli
The IEEE 802.11ad standard extends WiFi operation to the millimeter wave frequencies, and introduces novel features concerning both the physical (PHY) and

NIST IPv6 Profile

Author(s)
Douglas C. Montgomery, Mark E. Carson, Timothy Winters, Michayla Newcombe, Timothy Carlin
This profile establishes a basic taxonomy of IPv6 capabilities, defined in terms of IETF specifications, resulting in specific capability labels for common

Software