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We are ComSoc, the IEEE Communications Society.

We proudly represent a global network of engineers, practitioners and academics—27,000+ members strong, spanning the globe in 140 countries—contributing our talents to the continual innovation of technology in communication. We are engineering professionals with a singular purpose: to better humanity through advancements in communications and networking technology.

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9-13 December 2019 // Waikoloa, HI, USA

IEEE Global Communications Conference
Themed “Revolutionizing Communications,” this flagship conference of IEEE ComSoc will feature a comprehensive high-quality technical program and a content-rich Industry program with expected attendance of more than 2,000 professionals, experts and innovators.

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IEEE ComSoc Training

IEEE ComSoc Training provides the resources and tools you need to advance your career.

Our in-depth training courses cover a wide variety of current topics in communications technology and offers the most up-to-date technical content available anywhere.

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10-13 January 2020 // Las Vegas // USA

IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference
IEEE CCNC is a major annual international conference organized with the objective of bringing together researchers, developers, and practitioners from academia and industry working in all areas of consumer communications and networking.

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IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society

Rapid Review | Open Access Journal

The IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society (OJ-COMS) is an open access, all-electronic journal that publishes original high-quality manuscripts on advances in the state of the art of telecommunications systems and networks. Hallmarks of the IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society (OJ-COMS) are a rapid peer review process and open access of all published papers.

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Upcoming ComSoc Conferences & Events

Network with leading experts and like-minded ICT engineers in communications technology at our worldwide conferences and events.


IEEE International Conference on Space Optical Systems and Applications 2019

14 - 16 October 2019Portland , United States


IEEE International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services 2019

14 - 16 October 2019Bogotá , Colombia

ATC 2019

International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications 2019

17 - 19 October 2019Hanoi , Vietnam

IEEE SmartGridComm 2019

IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids 2019

21 - 23 October 2019Dongcheng Qu , China


Get access to timely, in-depth, highly-technical publications on a variety of communications topics shaping the industry as we know it. Through IEEE Communications Society publications, we deliver timely, in-depth, highly technical information on a wide variety of communications topics that directly impact business, further research and ultimately, improve the way humans communicate with each other.


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Comsoc Training Courses

Become a sought after professional in your field. Advance your knowledge, skills and experience through participation in IEEE ComSoc’s training opportunities.

High Throughput Satellites

Explore the configuration and application of HTS systems that provide broad interactive services from space-based repeaters. Study selection of orbit, frequency band and configuring payload.

16 October 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm EDT

Background Concepts of Optical Communication Systems

Learn basic concepts of optical communication systems to prepare for studying more advanced topics in optical communications.

23 October 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm EDT

Introduction to MIMO

Learn about MIMO theory and use as well as its application in Wi-Fi and 4G cellular (LTE).

6 November 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm EST

Software Defined Networking for Optical Networks: A Practical Introduction

Learn about the main drivers, uses, key benefits, current trends and underlying technologies around the concept of an SDN control plane.

7 November 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm EST