Biography

Lei Shi

Manager

Lei has an international background and extensive research experience in wireless communication industry. Recent engagements include strategy review and value proposition for a IoT connectivity platform; market potential analysis of cloud based core networks: advising and supporting client in preparing technical evidences for tribunal hearing on spectrum acquisition deal; investigating the competition landscape for a telecom analytics startup company.

Before joining Northstream he worked at Orange Lab in Paris and Ericsson Eurolab in Aachen as post-doctoral researcher focusing on 5G related subjects. During his PhD, Lei has worked in several major EU FP7 projects and provided contribution to PTS and ECC regulation frameworks on spectrum issues in TV broadcasting band. He has also investigated the spectrum requirement for V2V and M2M communications. Lei has a keen interest in identifying trends in the developments of wireless and multimedia technologies.

Lei holds a PhD degree in Telecommunication from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and received entrepreneurship training in European Institute of Innovation and Technology Doctoral School.

Insights by Lei

LTE-U: U for unwanted or underappreciated?

Confused about LTE-U, LAA? And now MuLTEfire? Don’t worry–you are certainly not the only one. Even 3GPP had struggled for a while before they finally reached consensus on these terminologies. Simply put, LTE-U is the general term for a modified version of LTE to be deployed in the unlicensed band (ISM band in 5GHz in […]
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