Accelerating 5G Deployment in Smart Cities with Business Model Innovations

Jukka Hemilä (Corresponding author), Tapani Ryynänen

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific


The entire mobile connectivity in global level is changing a lot, when 5G will be deployed. 5G operates in higher frequencies than existing mobile standards, and that will have a huge effect on the connectivity business. This study indicate the importance of innovation studies related deployment of new 5G technologies in Smart city context. Study combine topics of Smart Cities and 5G, with the business model innovations. Within the study, the deployment of the 5G hardware to Smart City environment will be done with smart light poles, where 5G technologies will be implemented in light pole structure creating the connectivity and data platforms. Future services in top of the 5G connectivity and data platforms requires entire new business relationships, new combinations of data and finally business model innovations. Paper present ideas how to accelerate 5G based businesses in the future.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFlorence: XXX ISPIM Innovation Conference - Celebrating Innovation - 500 Years Since Da Vinci - 16-19 June 2019 - Florence, Italy
EditorsIain Bitran, Steffen Conn, Chris Gernreich, Michelle Heber, K.R.E. Huizingh, Olga Kokshagina, Marko Torkkeli, Marcus Tynnhammar
PublisherLappeenranta University of Technology
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-335-351-0
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
EventXXX ISPIM Innovation Conference: Celebrating Innovation - 500 Years Since Da Vinci - Florence, Italy
Duration: 16 Jun 201919 Jun 2019

Publication series

SeriesLUT Scientific and Expertise Publications: Research Reports


ConferenceXXX ISPIM Innovation Conference
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  • Smart city
  • Business model innovation
  • 5G

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