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5G for Local Communities: A Guide for Users

Virtual Live

This online webinar marks the launch of Europe’s first '5G guide for local communities'. Taking place on 21 September 2021, from 10.30 to 11.30 CEST, the webinar will address opportunities, safety limits and myths related to the latest generation of mobile technology.

Which socio-economic opportunities for European cities and regions? What is the science on 5G and its safety? How can local authorities facilitate a safe and speedy roll-out? What are the myths surrounding mobile technology? These questions and more will be discussed during the webinar!



  • 10.30 – Presentation of Europe’s first 5G guide for local communities (Maarit Palovirta, Director of Regulation, ETNO; Jack Rowley, Senior Director, Research & Sustainability, GSMA)
  • 10.40 – A European View on 5G (Franco Accordino, Head of Unit "Investment in High-Capacity Networks", European Commission; Annemarie Sipkes, Chairwoman 2022, Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications; José Ribau Esteves, Mayor of Aveiro, Portugal)
  • 11.20 – Q&A
  • 11.30 – Wrap up

This webinar is free of charge, but REGISTRATION is necessary.


Event Details

Target audience
Digital skills for all
Digital technology / specialisation
Digital skill level
Geographic scope - Country
Industry - field of education and training
Information and communication technologies not elsewhere classified
Target language
Geographical sphere
International initiative
Event organizer
Event setting
Virtual Live