5G Technology and Services Overview

A high-level introduction to some of the key technologies underpinning 5G and the services and commercial opportunities enabled by 5G.
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A high-level introduction to some of the key technologies underpinning 5G and the services and commercial opportunities enabled by 5G.

Every decade sees a new generation of mobile networks. 5G goes beyond a new wireless interface and is fundamentally reshaping the mobile landscape. The rollout of 5G and new and improved services it enables will impact a wide and growing range of roles and industries.

This webinar provides a high-level introduction to some of the key technologies underpinning 5G and to some commercial and industrial use-cases in an Australian context.

You will learn about the importance of 5G in a societal context, and for the individual user, and the opportunities 5G might present in your field or organisation.

This webinar is delivered in partnership with the University of Technology Sydney.

Watch on demand

This webinar was recorded and will be available to watch through Engineers Australia’s online streaming platform, EA On Demand.



1 hour
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1 Hour

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Face to Face
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Outline the key technologies involved in 5G
  • Outline some key services and commercial opportunities enabled by 5G
  • Outline the background to 5G development and the current rollout in Australia
  • Identify priorities for future study and exploration in the field of telecommunications technology and services relating to 5G
Is this course for you?

Is this course for you?

This introductory session is relevant for engineers working working across a wide range of industries, disciplines and projects. As 5G will impact a wide range of roles and industries, this webinar also caters to attendees from fields including:

  • Network operations
  • Vendors
  • Service providers
  • Application developers
  • Finance and commercial services
  • Local, state and federal government

There are no prerequisites for this course.

No prior experience working with 5G networks or technologies is required – this webinar will provide an introduction for those new to the field, along with participants who may have experience elsewhere in telecommunications but not specifically in 5G.

Topics we'll cover

Topics we'll cover

  • 5G evolution and capabilities
  • 5G use cases and applications
  • 5G New Radio (NR) interface
  • Network architecture developments
Dr Tony Eyers
How you'll learn

Delivered via Webinar

Designed in collaboration with our industry facilitators and education experts, EEA Webinars focus on modules from our most popular face-to-face training courses. Content has been carefully crafted to deliver targeted and achievable learning outcomes within the hour and the sessions are interactive to keep you engaged.

Webinar platform - Zoom

These sessions run through Zoom. On the day of the webinar you will receive the unique Zoom link at least one hour before the webinar is scheduled to begin.

We suggest that you download the Zoom Desktop Client to ensure you can fully participate in the webinar. If you view the webinar through the Zoom web browser or via a phone or tablet device you may not be able to participate in the interactive elements such as answering polling questions. 

Please read through the following information on Zoom to ensure you are prepared for the webinar:

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