FUTEBOL - Orchestrated Optical/Wireless Experiments Across Brazil and Europe

  • Daniel Macedo UFMG
  • Luis Reis UFMG
  • José Nogueira UFMG
  • Cristiano Both UNISINOS
  • Luiz da Silva UFRGS
  • Juliano Wickboldt Trinity College Dublin
  • Johann Marquez-Barja University of Antwerpen


This paper presents the experimentation facilities provided by the European Union-Brazil project "FUTEBOL - Federated Union of Telecommunications Research Facilities for an EU-Brazil Open Laboratory", from the point of view of the experimenter. The FUTEBOL testbeds to provide experimentation capabilities for optical-wireless experimentation, which is crucial for the development of 5G technologies. The main offering of FUTEBOL is, thus, to be able to set up an experiment accross many network domains – be it optical, wireless, packet or cloud –, and to orchestrate them using tools such as COPA and ABNO. Further, FUTEBOL provides a set of services that can be instantiated with very little effort, in order to compose complex 5G experiments in reduced time.

Palavras-chave: 5G, Experimentation, Testbeds


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MACEDO, Daniel; REIS, Luis; NOGUEIRA, José; BOTH, Cristiano; DA SILVA, Luiz; WICKBOLDT, Juliano; MARQUEZ-BARJA, Johann. FUTEBOL - Orchestrated Optical/Wireless Experiments Across Brazil and Europe. In: WORKSHOP DE PESQUISA EXPERIMENTAL DA INTERNET DO FUTURO (WPEIF), 10. , 2019, Gramado. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2019 . p. 48-55. ISSN 2595-2692. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5753/wpeif.2019.7698.