Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Network and Communication Technologies publishes original research, applied, and educational articles in all areas of communications and network. The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following fields:

  • Wireless system architectures
  • Network protocols
  • Network services
  • Communication theory and systems
  • QoS and multimedia networking
  • Network applications
  • Security, authentication, and cryptography
  • Algorithmic aspects of communication networks
  • Signal processing techniques and tools
  • Network operation and management
  • Internet of things
  • Network design and performance evaluation
  • On-line social networks
  • Complex network models


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.


Publication Frequency

2018 Annual, published in June

2013 Semiannual, published in June and December

2012 Semiannual, published in June and December


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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