News of the chair, press releases and open positions at the chair.

April 23, 2018

Federal Minister of Education and Research Karliczek visits the joint demonstrator of ComNets, Ericsson and Wandelbots at the Hannover Messe. The demonstrator shows how agile production automation will look in the future.

Hannover Messe 2018

February 26, 2018

Deutsche Telekom and 5G Lab Germany announce cooperation on 5G Smart Energy at MWC 2018 in Barcelona.

5G Smart Energy Cooperation

January 24, 2018

High-tech location Dresden presents itself at a parliamentary evening in Berlin (press release Stadt Dresden).

Parliamentary evening in Berlin

November 11, 2017

Prof. Frank Fitzek giving a talk at LandtechnikAgEng about #5G and the possibility on farming.

LandtechnikAgEng 2017

October 11, 2017

Prof. Frank Fitzek giving a talk about “5G – The Game Changer” at talent!2017 in Berlin.


October 7, 2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel and CDU Secretary General Peter Tauber visiting 5G demo booth at Deutschlandtag 2017.

Merkel visits 5G demo booth

Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière and Minister President of Saarland Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also came to see our demo.

de Maizière

September 19, 2017

Prof. Frank Fitzek is opening the IEEE 5G Summit 2017 in Dresden.
Pictures of the demo hall and panel discussion below.

IEEE 5G Summit Dresden

IEEE 5G Summit Dresden
IEEE 5G Summit Dresden

September 1, 2017

Deutsche Telekom and ComNets Chair announce the extension of bilateral research cooperation at IFA 2017.

IFA 2017

May 17-19, 2017

ComNets chair and 5G Labs Germany hosted the European Wireless 2017.


May 8, 2017
ComNets at Komsa

ComNets chair and 5G Labs present demo at 25th anniversary event of Komsa AG, Sachsen.

ComNets at Komsa

April 5, 2017

ComNets chair member Stanislav Mudriievskyi gave a talk at IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and its Applications (ISPLC 2017) in Madrid, Spain.

ISPLC 2017

March 20, 2017
CeBIT 2017 MEC

At CeBIT 2017 in Hannover, the ComNets chair and the 5G Lab Germany presented 3D Tron Game in VR, HAEC Playground, Connected Cars and 3D Latency demos.
CeBIT 2017 Connected Cars

March 19, 2017

Juan and Krishna delivered tutorial on “Hacking network coding for 5G systems” at IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2017), San Francisco, USA.

WCNC 2017
March 02, 2017

At MWC 2017 in Barcelona, the ComNets chair and the 5G Lab Germany presented the demos, the Tactile Internet and the Reliable Multicast in Stadium, in collaboration with Deutsche Telekom and Nokia.

December 6th, 2016
Deutsche Telekom CTO gave lecture on 5G.


Bruno Jacobfeuerborn did another lecture on 5G for the “Communication Networks 3” series. After the collaboration agreement between the chair and Deutsche Telekom was finally agreed, this is the second year a lecture was given by Bruno Jacobfeuerborn. After the lecture a demo tour in the 5G Lab Germany took place, where all students could show their current research work.

September 29th, 2016
Kick off of Prof. Muriel Medard’s TÜV Süd Dresden visiting professorship.


September 29th, 2016
5G lab hosts the IEEE 5G Summit in Dresden. Well attended by experts from industry and academia.

September 24th, 2016
ComNets chair hosts the 5G Lab Summer School 2016 from Sept 21st to 28th.

September 23rd, 2016
Juan won the best paper award at ISWCS16

ISWCS16 best paper award

August 4th, 2016
Welcome to the new member of the chair Hrjehor!


June 21st, 2016
ComNets chair member Simon Wunderlich gave a talk on MESHMERIZE at IETF 96, Berlin, July 20, 2016.

June 21st, 2016
Deutsche Telekom ComNets chair attended the IETF 96 Berlin, July 17-22, 2016.

June 10th, 2016
ComNets chair hosts the Fachgruppenworkshop of ITG 5.2.4 on the topic ” 5G Mobile Networks – Towards the Tactile Internet”.

May 27th, 2016
Prof. Fitzek gives a tutorial on “Network Coding: From Theory to Practice”, at IEEE ICC 2016 , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

May 23rd, 2016
Prof. Fitzek gives a Keynote on “Vertical Industry Requirements” at the Workshop on 5G Architecture (5GArch 2016), at IEEE ICC 2016 , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

May 13th, 2016
Prof. Fitzek will give Keynote on “5G enabling the Tactile Internet,” at the 7th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) at Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria.

May 1st 2016
Prof. Martin Reisslein from Arizona State University joins our team for 3 month as a Dresden Senior Fellow of the TU Dresden.

April 29th, 2016
Register for the ‘Excursion Institut für Nachrichtentechnik’ to Munich by May 10th.

April 4th, 2016
Lecturing Period starts
Our courses

February 19th, 2016
Wirtschaftswoche & Handelsblatt report on research of ComNets & 5G – Prof. Fitzek head and center of European Research:
Wirtschaftswoche & Handelsblatt

January 8th, 2016
New open position at the chair:
Research Fellow

January 7th, 2016
Deutsche Telekom announces collaboration and sponsorship of the “Deutsche Telekom Chair for Communication Networks” and becomes an industrial partner of the 5G Lab Germany.
Press Release