“Because [5G] is going to affect so many parts of society, we need a multistakeholder approach,” says Fuhr. “We as operators, governments, citizens and civil society need to go together and see how we can benefit best from 5G and how we can achieve the ‘gigabit society‘ goals that we’ve set in Europe, for example.”
Saudi Arabia, one of ITU’s Top Contributors, is leading the way in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with the development of the next generation of mobile communications, say Saudi officials eager to showcase the Kingdom’s ambitious plans to test and rollout transformational 5G services.
Technology drives development, and 5G technologies will set new standards for life quality and regional competitiveness in the Nordic and Baltic region.
Fifth-generation mobile technology (5G) promises to offer a wide range of benefits for individuals, businesses, and society at large. It is also arriving more quickly than many expect, which means it’s an important time for serious conversations about appropriate 5G policies.