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Ahokangas, P. et al. (2024). Opportunities and Implications Related to Future Mobile Communications. In: Ahokangas, P., Aagaard, A. (eds) The Changing World of Mobile Communications. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Opportunities and implications related to future mobile communications

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Author: Ahokangas, Petri1; Aagaard, Annabeth2; Yrjölä, Seppo3,4;
Organizations: 1Martti Ahtisaari Institute, Oulu Business School, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
2Department of Management, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
3Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
4Nokia, Oulu, Finland
5Infotech Oulu Focus Institute and Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
6Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
7Serentschy Advisory Services GmbH, Vienna, Austria
8Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
9Department of Marketing, Management and International Business, Oulu Business School, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
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Version: published version
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Language: English
Published: , 2023
Publish Date: 2023-11-03


This chapter discusses the research, managerial, and policymaking-related future opportunities and implications that stem from the discussions presented in the preceding chapters. With a focus on overarching themes that concern everyone, the paper presents research questions to direct future research, advises managers in themes that may become of increasing interest in future 5G and 6G, and summarizes key concerns for policymaking that should be considered to reach a global 6G and beyond world.

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ISBN: 978-3-031-33191-6
ISBN Print: 978-3-031-33190-9
Pages: 307 - 321
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-33191-6_12
Host publication: The changing world of mobile communications : 5G, 6G and the future of digital services
Host publication editor: Ahokangas, Petri
Aargaard, Annabeth
Type of Publication: A3 Book chapter
Field of Science: 512 Business and management
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