5G and a Connected World

Course Description

This course will cover the latest developments on the different aspects of the mobile broadband ecosystem, including an overview of 3GPP based technologies (e.g., HSPA+/advanced, LTE/advanced, and the 5G platform ), 3G/4G industry forecasts, Internet of Everything, frequency bands and spectrum licensing innovations. The course is also intended to offer information and tools applicable for national broadband plans, including how the mobile broadband platform is playing an increasingly important role in other sectors such as healthcare, education, energy, automotive and smart cities initiatives. Participants are encouraged to review ahead of time technical information and white papers available on our website (www.qualcomm.com/invention/research/resources).

Learning Objective

  • Overview of 3GPP & 3GPP2 based mobile broadband technologies and standards roadmap, heterogeneous networks, 3G/4G market and industry update, Wi-Fi evolution, foundations of unified 5G platform, chipset and application processors roadmap
  • Developments on m-Health, m-Education, smart grid, telematics, smart cities and developments in the automotive space
  • Overview of mobile broadband spectrum(licensed and unlicensed), regulatory and policy developments, including ITU-R, WRC-15, upcoming WRC-19, ITU-D, , and Artificial Intelligence
  • Wireless Reach (www.wirelessreach.com) case studies on the impact mobile broadband education, health, environmental, entrepreneurship, public safety fields in both developing and developed countries


QUALCOMM Corporation


San Diego, CA


August 12-16, 2019