The next-generation communications network is about more than fast data rates and greater capacity. It's about the seamless, real-time interaction between humans and billions of intelligent devices. 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, prototype, and test challenges. Gain a comprehensive look at the 3GPP release 16 road map and learn how 5G technological innovations and developments are advancing.