5g bringing in more hopes and aspirations than just being an internet service

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Have you ever envisioned downloading 1GB to 10 GB in a millisecond? 5G is bringing such low latency to the internet. Internet today is omnipresent and enhanced internet connectivity can emphasis every possible sector you can think of. The education sector has recently connected its thread with connectivity and started digital education on a bigger scale. The scalability is bringing endless opportunities to the sector and 5G is the spark that will escalate the process to a massive level. To explore the novel fortuity that 5G is bringing to the table, Sheeba Chauhan of Elets News Network interacted with Harsh Bharwani, CEO & Managing Director, Jetking Infotrain. Edited excerpts:

India got the much-awaited 5G launch. What is the difference that 5G is bringing to the table of development for the nation that 4G was lagging?

5G is the latest global wireless standard 5th generation mobile network; an updated version of 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G. 4G is a popular mobile network that offers many facilities to many users. With the increase in smartphone usage, this network is creating a major difference in the telecom sector.

The 5G network enables a large audience to connect virtually through any device or object and from any place. Higher level performance, multi-GBPS data transfer, high-speed internet, low latency, higher availability, and reliability are a few popular features of the 5G network. It improves the user experience many times and connects multiple industries. It is built with an extended capacity to deliver multi-level services and provide a next-gen user experience to new users.

Moreover, it is highly beneficial for the country’s economic and global growth. It will create millions of new employment opportunities for many people. It will support a wide range of industries and increase business across the globe much faster. Transactions will become faster, more transparent, and more reliable. It will support nations’ growth in 360 degrees.

What major changes in the education sector will be enabled by 5G?

The network capacity will increase with the introduction of 5G services. It will help in digital collaboration and make learning more interactive for students with a personalized learning experience. The 5G network will change the landscape of schools and education from the fundamental level.

It will not only improve technology access but also connect with many audiences from remote areas. Students from remote areas will get access to gain skills from the global tech world. Digital literacy will increase, and it will help in nation-building. Connectivity and interaction will bring more change in every learner and help them grow professionally.

How can young graduates upskill themselves to be a part of the 5G industry? What will be the employment opportunities that 5G will bring for the graduates?

During the recent pandemic, many students left their studies due to the lack of network access. Many institutions started the digital learning process, which has become a trend. With the 5G technology, more people can get access. Young graduates will get more benefits from this. After the huge pandemic season, 5G connectivity paved the way for developing a hybrid learning infrastructure. Remote learning will improve, and many young people can get skilled.

With low latency, high speed, reliability, and availability, 5G will generate more employment opportunities for graduates. It will enhance the VR (Virtual reality) and AR (Augmented reality) applications. Spreading to many industries like manufacturing, tourism, retail entertainment, gaming, etc., 5G will create more employment offers. Telecom, electronics, and other tech-enabled services will get more opportunities to improve their business. Engineers in these fields will benefit more from the 5G usage and employment opportunities. Millions of jobs in different areas will come to light, and it will fulfill many youngsters’ dream careers ahead.

How will AI integration help in the advancement of Information and communication technologies?

Integrating AI and advanced IT systems will significantly reduce the developer’s burden. Also, it will improve the efficiency of developers and increase their productivity with good quality. AI will catch each signal and deliver a response similar to humans. It will help the audience get exact information based on the requirements. The communication between the project managers and their teams will improve, making the environment more productive.

IT operations based on multiple platforms will be easily managed through AI integration. Automating big data processing and decision-making will quickly reduce productivity and delivery time. Thus, it will bring many fruitful results to tech-enabled companies and help a large audience.

Should new courses based on recent technologies like 5G and AI be introduced in educational institutions in India?

AI has the potential to address the flaws in education, and it can help in innovative teaching and learning, improve learning practices, and speed up progress. Using AI will improve the personalization of student learning programs, help them improve their weak points, enhance their skills, etc. It will also help promote tutoring on new subjects and improve the tutor-student relationship.

Learning will improve round-the-clock, and learners can upskill themselves quickly. Courses based on Data Analytics, Data Science, AI, Machine Learning, etc., can be introduced using 5G- like technologies. AI can be a valuable tool for teaching professionals, but it should be fine with the personal interaction of students and teachers. It will also improve digital assessments and automate routine tasks.

How is an evolved curriculum helping in general tech advancement awareness for the youth’s easy and quick adoption of such technologies? How will it help to make them future-ready for industry exposure?

Youth will get more engaging learning material through AI-like technology. The existing tech curriculum may help youth quickly interact with and adopt the latest technologies. Also, it needs to bring more innovation to make it easy for many others. Technologies like 5G, AI, ML, etc., bring new and innovative learning methods to the youth. It will improve their skills and knowledge of using technology and pave the way to becoming industry-ready. They will be taught everything in real-time with live examples by experienced industry professionals.

Many Edtech institutions are utilising this space to bring a drastic change in our youth and prepare for the future. Also, the interactions and personality development will improve their grooming skills. The introduction of these skills in their curriculum, along with technology-based education, can help youth to become industry-ready. Industry experts and tech institutions together can bring this change to help young people make their careers brighter.