This document presents a new research domain in the area of communication systems. It is meant to be the proposal of the Communication Systems Division of EPFL and its Consortium to the National Pole of Competence of the Swiss National Fund. The expected (and desirable) characteristics of the proposed domain are as follows: 1.Be more future-looking than what is currently considered by the mobile communication industry 2.Have a positive impact on civilization and contain challenging societal and business issues 3.Be broad enough to encompass the research interest of all labs of the Communication Division of EPFL and of all the partners of the Consortium 4.Nevertheless, be focused enough to foster synergy within the Division and within the Consortium.