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Role in UMOBILE project
FON role in UMOBILE project lies on providing expertise as WiFi network operator. FON will collaborate in several WPs of UMOBILE project, being its mayor contributions allocated for WP2 and WP5. In WP2, FON will participate in the definition of user requirements, system and network requirements and system deployability design in order to ensure an appropriate integration of the UMOBILE platform into FON WiFi network. Regarding WP5, FON will lead the work package and, in particular, the definition of the validation setup and deployment trial activities. FON will also contribute in the preparation of the proof of concept that will be used during the validation tasks. Finally, in WP6, FON will also lead with the exploitation task, as a representative of the industrial partners.