Martin Sauter works in the telecommunication industry as a thought leader, researcher, book author and blogger and is based in Cologne. On his blog, Martin covers and comments wireless and computing topics and discusses his thoughts with a global audience. His interests are focused on mobile networks and devices, operating systems, open source software and computing history.
While studying in Ravensburg, Stuttgart and Los Angeles, Martin worked in various fields such as fuzzy logic, database application development and linking virtual and physical worlds at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Automation.
After graduation, Martin joined a start-up company as lead developer for web based telemonitoring devices. From 2000-2009, his interests lead him to Nortel’s GSM/UMTS R&D team where he held positions in MSC design, wireless packet network engineering, solution consulting and new application and service concept development. In addition, he served as a representative in ETSI standardization working groups and has a number of patent applications tied to his name.
Today, Martin works for Deutsche Telekom / T-Mobile. The opinions on this blog are his own, however, and neither his employer nor any other party necessarily agrees with them.
Some of his free time is dedicated to lecturing, speaking at conferences and book writing. Currently the following titles are available:
- ‘From GSM to LTE-Advanced Pro and 5G, An Introduction to Mobile Networks and Mobile Broadband‘, John Wiley and Sons, Third Edition, 2017
- In German: ‘Grundkurs Mobile Kommunikationssysteme‘, 7th Edition, Vieweg 2018
- ‘3G, 4G and Beyond – Bringing Networks, Devices and the Web Together‘, John Wiley and Sons, 2013
Video and Audio recordings of recent public talks:
- The Path from 4G to 5G (Der Pfad von 4G zu 5G) – 36c3, together with Peter Schmidt, in German, live translation to English on separate audio channel, 28. December 2019
- Certificate Pinning for the Rest of Us, MRMCD 2019, in English, 14. September 2019
- C-Radar / Radio Darmstadt on 5G, in German, 9. August 2019
- 5G – The current state (5G – Was is das eigentlich?) – GPN19, in German, 1. June 2019
- A Server At Home Without a Public IPv4 address (Ein Server daheim ohne öffentliche IPv4 Adresse) – GPN19, in German, 1. June 2019
- 30 Years of Mobile Data Communication (Der Computer Auf Achse) – Vintage Computer Festival Berlin 2018, in German, 13. October 2018
To get in contact, please send an email to gsmumts at gmx.de