5G Innovation Centre


5G will intelligently understand the demands of users in real time, dynamically allocating network resources depending on whether the connected device needed voice or data connectivity.

Professor Rahim Tafazolli Director of 5GIC and Institute of Communication Systems

Connected Future

Download the National Infrastructure Commission report from December 2016.

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We’re recruiting PhD students with the drive and vision to be part of our exciting new venture, through a number of PhD studentships sponsored by our industrial partners.

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The race to 5G

5G represents the next generation of wireless technology. Watch our film to discover more about 5G and see inside the 5G Innovation Centre.

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What is 5G?

5G is the future of wireless technology. Our unique combination of researchers and industry Members aims to make a significant contribution to 5G standardisation.

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5G for the media

Discover our latest press releases, and get in contact with us regarding upcoming developments.

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We are recruiting for a Software Engineer specialising in SDN/NFV and Mobile. 

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We are looking for a Research Fellow (RAII) specialising in network security for 5G. 

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News and features

Our members

We are proud to have established strong relationships with a number of key global, national and regional players in communications as our list of members (below) demonstrates.

Become a member

By becoming a Member of the 5GIC, organisations can help shape a world-class centre of excellence in 5G from inception and gain access to world-class academics and researchers, and to our state-of-the-art 5G technology evaluation facility.

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5G Innovation Centre University of Surrey Guildford Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom

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