5G networks: business, security, and geopolitics
Before full implementation, 5G technology requires a thorough investigation of its various security and geopolitical aspects as those related to business and health.
At a European level, research and innovation towards the development of 5G communication networks have been a subject of significant support under the Horizon 2020 program. In cooperation with industry, the European Commission has propelled the 5G Public-Private Partnership (PPP), a research and innovation vehicle, that aims to structure and steer European research in this area. The objective of this huge project is to foster Europe’s technological know-how and industrial leadership in 5G networks. The research results are intended to shape 5G standards, validate relevant spectrum identification, and support a global 5G vision. All these efforts will prepare the ground for the 5G rollout in line with the 5G Action Plan for Europe.