5g Service, Techn And Network

Host University

George Mason University


Fall 2023


Electrical & Computer Engineering


Mangra, Narendra

Times and Days



Course Information

This course provides an overview of Fifth Generation (5G) wireless communications systems including ITU IMT2020 use cases, services, spectrum, capabilities, performance objectives and world-wide deployment status. The 3GPP and 3GPP2 cellular standards for Third Generation (3G) and Fourth Generation (4G) / LTE wireless communications systems will be reviewed as foundation. WiFi and Bluetooth will be discussed for their role in 5G. The 5G new radio (NR) air interface, 5G architecture, 5G core network and 5G security are presented. The 5G call flow procedures, real-life performance testing results and over the air messaging are investigated.