Standards body ETSI begins exploring TCP/IP alternatives for 5G
Standards body ETSI has established a new Industry Specification Group (ISG) which aims to define an alternative to TCP/IP for 5G.
TCP/IP was first developed in the late 1970s before wider adoption occurred in the 80s. The suite of internet protocols provides end-to-end data communication specifying how data should be packetised, addressed, transmitted, routed, and received.
With a new generation of mobile network rolling out, ETSI wants to explore a modern alternative to the relatively ancient TCP/IP...