Soldani, David Nokia, Munich, Germany.
- Usage scenarios and key capabilities
- Network and services vision
- Enabling technologies
- Deployment scenarios
- Evolution from 4G to 4.5G and 5G
- Key enabling technologies
- Wireless technologies
- Network technologies
- Global research and innovation activities
- Tentative timeline for 5G
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The advanced fifth-generation (5G) infrastructure, or International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) for 2020 and beyond, defined as the ubiquitous ultrabroadband network supporting the Future Internet (FI), will be a revolution in the information and communication technology (ICT) field. 5G technologies will efficiently enable new secure, dependable, ultrareliable, and delay-critical services to everyone and everything, such as cognitive objects and cyber physical systems. Full immersive experience and anything as a service are the primary drivers for a global adoption and market uptake of new technology components. The network will become the nervous system of the true digital society, digital economy, and silver economy (longevity economy). To realize this vision, 5G capabilities will include a new flexible and efficient wireless interface, access schemes, and other enabling wireless technologies, as well as a new plastic network architecture, supporting multitenant business models (providing support of different network designs for different customer segments or verticals), and using different virtual network slices (tailored system architectures) instantiated over a software-defined or single physical infrastructure.
The content above is only an excerpt.
for your institution. Subscribe
To learn more about subscribing to AccessScience, or to request a no-risk trial of this award-winning scientific reference for your institution, fill in your information and a member of our Sales Team will contact you as soon as possible.
to your librarian. Recommend
Let your librarian know about the award-winning gateway to the most trustworthy and accurate scientific information.
AccessScience provides the most accurate and trustworthy scientific information available.
Recognized as an award-winning gateway to scientific knowledge, AccessScience is an amazing online resource that contains high-quality reference material written specifically for students. Its dedicated editorial team is led by Sagan Award winner John Rennie. Contributors include more than 9000 highly qualified scientists and 39 Nobel Prize winners.
MORE THAN 8500 articles and Research Reviews covering all major scientific disciplines and encompassing the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology
115,000-PLUS definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
3000 biographies of notable scientific figures
MORE THAN 17,000 downloadable images and animations illustrating key topics
ENGAGING VIDEOS highlighting the life and work of award-winning scientists
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY and additional readings to guide students to deeper understanding and research
LINKS TO CITABLE LITERATURE help students expand their knowledge using primary sources of information