Rapporteur: Cedric Amon, Geneva Internet Platform
- 5G is a big part of the digital transformation since it offers new ways to innovate and create new business models due to the real time availability of data.
- 5G will increase sustainability, especially in smart cities, by allowing them to reduce energy consumption and by enabling urban data platforms.
- Despite security concerns surrounding the technology, collaborating on the elaboration of new 5G standards is key to the network’s success.
- The GDPR is protecting data to varying degrees depending on the area of application. There is a need for additional safeguards for medical data.