Universiteit Gent

IBCN, the INTEC Broadband Communication Networks research group, is part of the Department of Information Technology (INTEC) of the Ghent University. IBCN’s research on emerging mobile and wireless networks includes Wireless Mesh Networks, Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks, and Wireless Access for Fast Moving Users. The research covers a wide range of technologies such as WiFi (IEEE 802.11), Bluetooth (IEEE 802.15.1), ZigBee (IEEE 802.15.4), WiMAX (IEEE 802.16), RFID, GSM, GPRS, UMTS, and Satellite. IBCN is one of the initial groups participating in iMinds. Established in 1992, IBCN counts approximately 100 employees. IBCN is active in fundamental, applied and contract research in the fields of broadband communication networks and distributed software for the support of advanced applications.