5G NR for Wireless Communications

Explore the leading perspectives and technology driving next-generation wireless communications systems and applications.

The Future of Wireless Communication

5G wireless technology promises a rich, reliable, and hyperconnected world. But from new bands to wider bandwidth and new beamforming technology, 5G New Radio (NR) presents significant design and test challenges. Learn about the new 3GPP standard in our quick summary, 5 Things to Know About 5G New Radio.

Perspectives and NI Technology in 5G

Massive MIMO
mmWave Transceiver
Wireless Communications Research
SDR Hardware

Resource Guide

The Essential Resource Guide to 3GPP

Our complete guide provides an overview and update covering:


  • PHY and MAC layers addressed in RAN 1 and RAN 2M
  • ITU requirements
  • 5G commercialization and standards timelines
  • 5G trial deployments and early nonstandard 5G releases

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5G Wireless Using Massive MIMO