Author: Gerard Pogorel
The European industry will benefit from the introduction of fifth-generation (5G) network technology, which will enhance the internal market’s competitiveness. The article takes a closer look at the practical challenges that this innovation entails for Europe and what needs to be done to address them and thus ensure a smooth transition to the digital future. The deployment of 5G for Industry 4.0 will involve a plurality of actors, from mobile and telecom operators to the manufacturing and automation industries. They all have the potential to shape the ecosystem of European industry with the introduction of 5G. A new start will have to pass through scalability, harmonisation, and investment in digital skills.