Guest Lecture on Deploying 5G: Balancing Technological Ambitions with Real-world Challenges

Department of Electronics & Communication engineering of CARE College of Engineering, Trichy organized a Guest Lecture on the topic of “Deploying 5G: Balancing Technological Ambitions with Real-world Challenges” on 25.08.2023 @ 03.30 pm through Online mode for the Subject CEC331 – 4G/5G Communication Networks for III ECE Students. Dr. S. RADHAKRISHNAN, the Technical Lead at Nokia Solution Networks located in Manyata Tech Park, Bangalore, graced the occasion as the distinguished Resource Person.

The session commenced with an introduction by Mrs.R.Deepalakshmi, Assistant Professor in the Department of ECE, expressing their gratitude to Dr. RADHAKRISHNAN for gracing the event and sharing his insights. Dr. RADHAKRISHNAN began his presentation by providing an overview of the evolution of wireless communication technologies, highlighting the significant advancements that led to the development of 5G. He discussed the technological breakthroughs that 5G brings to the table, including ultra-fast data speeds, low latency, and the potential to revolutionize various industries such as healthcare, transportation, and manufacturing. However, he emphasized that alongside these ambitions, there exist real-world challenges that need to be carefully addressed to ensure the successful implementation of 5G networks.

The challenges discussed included spectrum allocation, infrastructure deployment, security concerns, and the need for regulatory frameworks that adapt to the unique requirements of 5G. Dr. RADHAKRISHNAN drew from his experience at Nokia Solution Networks to provide real-world examples of how these challenges have been tackled and how collaboration between industry stakeholders, governments, and academia is crucial for overcoming them.

The lecture was followed by an engaging Q&A session, during which participants had the opportunity to ask Dr. RADHAKRISHNAN questions about specific technical aspects, deployment strategies, and the future implications of 5G technology. The event concluded with a vote of thanks from the college, expressing appreciation to Dr. RADHAKRISHNAN for his enlightening session.

In conclusion, the guest lecture on “Deploying 5G: Balancing Technological Ambitions with Real-world Challenges” provided a comprehensive insight into the world of 5G technology. Dr. S. RADHAKRISHNAN’s expertise and practical examples added a practical dimension to the theoretical discussions, making the event both informative and thought-provoking. The event successfully highlighted the need to find equilibrium between the immense potential of 5G and the challenges that must be overcome to realize its benefits fully.


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