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Qatar University and Nokia host session on 5G

Topics covered included mobile networks and motives for introducing 5G, 5G standardisation, field tests and future 5G business considerations

nokia-at-qu-2Qatar University and Nokia co-hosted a special session on 5G technology and its use within the telecom and IoT (Internet of Things) sector for its College of Engineering students on 19 October at the university campus. Attended by its female engineering students, Aji Ed, Head of Technology for Middle East & Africa at Nokia, and Milivoj Vela, Technology Vision and Innovation Lead at Nokia, presented the basics for 5G technology and how it would be used for the better user experience and efficient use of technology.

Some of the topics covered included:


  • Mobile networks today and motives for introducing 5G
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  • 5G technical aspects, 5G standardisation status and 5G use cases
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  • Early 5G field tests and future 5G business considerations

Aji Ed of Nokia said:We were very happy and excited to present the case for 5G to a room full of students that were knowledgeable and interested in the technology that they would need to leverage for their roles in the community of the future. It is an exciting time for us at Nokia to share our insights to empower the youth of today, especially encouraging more women to come into the technology sector.”

Dr. Nizar Zorba, Associate Professor at College of Engineering, Qatar University, added: “The presentations were useful with latest updates on 5G, and we thank the Nokia experts for taking time out of their schedule to talk to our students and share insights into the technologies of the near future.”