Anatomization of 5G Communications: Players & Enablers

5G    |    Intermediate
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If you're involved in any aspect of 5G, it's valuable to know the significant players involved in this technology's lifecycle. Knowing who you may encounter along the way, the role they play, and the decision-making authority they wield is paramount to employing 5G and ensuring your utilization of this innovative technology is successful. This course will introduce you to the various players and enablers involved in the 5G lifecycle. You'll investigate players involved with previous mobile communication generations as well as those who came on the scene with the advent of 5G, examining the significant roles they continue to play in its evolution. By the end of this course, you'll know the organizations, regulatory bodies, groups, sectors, and technical personnel influencing the use and development of 5G.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    recognize the players involved in the 5G lifecycle, both old and new, and differentiate between them
    identify the standards organizations involved in defining the underlying protocols and performance thresholds of mobile communication systems
    recognize the role played by government regulatory organizations in defining and enforcing rules and guidelines for the deployment of mobile communications
    comprehend the role of local government in the deployment of mobile communication networks and the influence of political figures in general
    describe how technical staff, including wireless and structural engineers, support staff, and technicians play a vital role in the deployment and operations of mobile networks, like 5G
  • describe the part played by the administration and decision-makers of telecommunication providers in the deployment and operations of mobile communication networks, like 5G
    identify the various players that emerged with the advent of 5G, which primarily come from proponents of particular applications
    identify the proponents of 5G for commercial application areas from the manufacturing and entertainment sectors and the roles they play
    identify the proponents of 5G from the telehealth and smart city sectors and the roles they play
    list the various groups opposing the development and deployment of 5G and the reasoning behind them
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course


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    In this video, you’ll learn more about your instructor and this course. In this course, you’ll learn the various players and enablers involved in the 5G lifecycle. You’ll also learn about players that are new on the scene with the advent of 5G. Finally, you’ll take a closer look at the significant role all of these individuals and organizations play. FREE ACCESS
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    In this video, you’ll learn more about 5G players, old and new. Many players and enablers are involved in getting 5G devices into customers’ hands. They are called players because they interact and cooperate with each other, much like players on any team will to achieve a specific common goal. They are also called enablers because together, they make something possible that would otherwise have been impossible. They’re also catalysts and facilitators, promoters and backers. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Standards Organizations for Mobile Communication
    10m 7s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the additional players involved in 5G. These include things like think tanks. While think tanks have been around for a while, it’s only recently that they’ve become a driving force behind mobile communications and 5G. Think tanks proposed and promoted particular applications, playing a vital role in the present and future of 5G. Additionally, industry sectors are pushing for and investing in 5G, further promoting it. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Government Regulatory Bodies in Mobile Communication
    5m 47s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about government regulatory bodies and 5G. These bodies are involved in regulating communications within the boundaries of the nation or region they represent. For mobile communications, these entities ensure technologies are deployed within the required power and frequency limitations to mitigate against interference with other services and ensure health and safety. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Local Government & Political Figures in Mobile Comms
    4m 44s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about political players and enablers in 5G. You’ll see these are primarily local governments and political figures involved in the promotion and endorsement of 5G projects, as well as the entities involved in making certain local bylaws are adhered to. As representatives of the public, they ensure the public will is being respected and carried out. Political entities are heavily involved in the practical deployment of 5G. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  The Telco - Technical Staff
    8m 8s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the technical staff of deployment of any technology. These are the soldiers on the ground, those responsible for the physical installation of the network itself. Without them, nothing practical or substantial would come about. Here, you’ll learn about the different types of technical staff involved in the design, deployment, and maintenance of mobile communications networks. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  The Telco - Administration and Leadership
    5m 28s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about telecom leadership and administration. These portions of the telecom staff are vital to 5G network operations, the long-term viability of the network, and to future strategy and vision. Administrators lead and steer telecoms in a direction that give them both longevity and viability within the coming decade. Administrators are required to have a vision. They focus on particular areas of application and innovation and deal with obstacles. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  The Players and Enablers in the Advent of 5G
    3m 13s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about players and enablers in the advent of 5G. 5G has introduced new players and enablers unique to this fifth-generation mobile communications network. The new players and enablers involved with the advent of 5G primarily have to do with particular applications that 5G delivers. These organizations and associations promote these applications in various areas. They may seek to deliver these applications themselves. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  5G Players Involving Commercial Applications
    3m 56s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the commercial applications of 5G. You’ll see the manufacturing and entertainment sectors have much to gain from the advent of 5G networks. Both manufacturing consortiums, as well as the entertainment and gaming industry, seek to become enablers and promoters of the technology itself. The potential benefits 5G applications provide to the industrial and manufacturing sector are immense. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  5G Players Affecting Quality of Life
    5m 22s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about 5G and quality of life. You’ll see that some commercial applications may be necessary, and even vital for human survival. However, they are still there to make a profit. There are also applications that improve quality of life. There are many areas 5G influences that will have a positive effect on the quality of human life. These include the areas of telehealth and smart cities. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  5G Players Acting as Obstacles to 5G
    3m 59s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about 5G players that are obstacles. You’ll see 5G has incited several lobby groups that are opposed to the rollout of 5G. There are two primary types of interest groups that oppose 5G. The first has to do with claims that can be substantiated scientifically. The other type of interest groups that oppose 5G involves those that are based on little or no scientific evidence or questionable evidence. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Course Summary
    2m 7s
    In this video, you’ll summarize what you’ve learned in this course. You’ve learned about organizations and institutions involved in the lifecycle of 5G networks. You’ve learned about those enablers that help develop mobile communication networks and some of the new and emerging players unique to 5G. You learned about standards organizations responsible for defining protocols, standards, and technology thresholds. You also looked at regulatory bodies in charge of defining and enforcing frequency allocation. FREE ACCESS


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