Global Communications Newsletter (GCN)


Spotlight on the China Institute of Communications: Pioneering Connectivity and Innovation

By Shuang Liu - The China Institute of Communications, China and Yinan Geng - The China Institute of Communications, China

On September 19, 2023, a significant milestone was achieved in global communications, marking a new chapter in international collaboration and knowledge exchange. The China Institute of Communications (CIC) and the IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc) came together in Beijing to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), heralding a future of shared endeavors and mutual advancements in telecommunications. This partnership underscores the importance of global cooperation in pushing the boundaries of communication technologies, and it sets the stage for a comprehensive exploration of the CIC, its mission, achievements, and its role in the international community...


IEEE BHARAT 6G Summit – Exploring the Future of Next-Generation Networks: Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore | 22 July 2023

By Anindya Saha - IEEE ComSoc Bangalore Chapter Chair, India

IEEE Communication Society Bangalore Chapter, in association with IEEE Future Networks, IEEE Bangalore Section, IEEE Signal Processing Society Bangalore Chapter, IEEE Future Networks, and IEEE 5G/6G Innovation Testbed organized the first ever IEEE BHARAT 6G SUMMIT at the prestigious Indian Institute of Science on July 22, 2023.

The summit focused on exploring the future of next-generation network technology, bringing in the latest research, insights, and innovations from leading experts in the telecommunications industry. Speakers from varied segments of industry, and academia delivered captivating talks that shed light on the future of 6G technology, covering...


Distinguished Lecturer Tour in Malaysia by Tamer ElBatt, August 2023

By Mohamad Yusoff Alias - Chair of the IEEE Malaysia ComSoc/ VTS Joint Chapter

The IEEE Malaysia Communications Society & Vehicular Technology Society (ComSoc/VTS) joint Chapter successfully organized the IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer Program (DLP) by Prof. Tamer ElBatt from the American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt for 3 days from 21st August to 23rd August 2023. 3 different talks were organized at 3 different venues. This is the first time that a physical DLP event has been conducted in Malaysia after the pandemic.

Prof. Tamer ElBatt is currently a Professor at the CSE Department at the American University in Cairo (AUC). He has published more than 140 papers in major journals and international conferences and holds seven issued U.S. patents...