Future Development of Mobile Network Technology as Envisioned by 5G Communications

Future Development of Mobile Network Technology as Envisioned by 5G Communications

MIC Taiwan, Date of Publication: May 6, 2014, 15 Pages

In June 2013, Samsung claimed to have developed the next-generation 5G communications technology. The announcement has created much sensation around the world and prompted standard organizations such as 5GPPP and METIS to investigate and develop 5G standards. This report profiles major development trends of the future 5G communications technology, and provides 5G visions from application and technology perspectives.

List of Topics  

  • Overview of the evolution of radio access technologies from 1G to 4G, including each generation's major technologies, data rate, bandwidth, and latency; also provided are concepts of 5G technology
  • Future opportunities driven by 5G communications, touching on high-quality audiovisual content, cloud-based healthcare services, and smart transportation systems
  • Major technological aspects that a 5G communications technology has to address, with an example to highlight the importance of intelligent handover systems and interference management in the 5G era


1. Evolution of Mobile Cellular Networks from 1G to 4G

2. Concepts & Visions of 5G Communications Technology

3. People-centered View of 5G Smart Living
3.1 Opportunities for High-Quality Audiovisual Content
3.2 Opportunities for Cloud-based Healthcare Services
3.3 Opportunities for Smart Cars

4. Focal Areas of 5G Communications Network Technology
4.1 Increasing Transmission Speed, Bandwidth, Efficiency
4.2 Reducing Latency & Increasing Internet Coverage
4.3 Reducing Energy Consumption of End-user Devices

5. Important Issues a 5G Communications Network Has to Tackle
5.1 Intelligent Handover
5.2 Interference Management

6. Conclusion


Glossary of Terms

List of Companies

List of Figures  

Figure 1  Evolution of Mobile Communications Technologies
Figure 2  Illustration of mmWave and Beam Forming Technology
Figure 3  Illustration of Intelligent Handover Technology
Figure 4  Illustration of Interference Management (Using FFR)

Date of Publication:
May 6, 2014
File Format:
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Number of Pages:
15 Pages