Mobile App Development in the 5G era | DSU

Mobile App Development in the 5G era. Equipped with an MCA at DSU.

5G or fifth-generation wireless is the latest network version in mobile technology. 5G networks are poised to deliver way faster speeds, higher data capacity, and tremendously reduced latency. 5G is all set to revolutionize not just the telecommunications industry, but a range of sectors, including transportation, entertainment, healthcare, and more.

58 promises to achieve path-breaking advancements in the digital universe and enables seamless and instant communication and high-speed data transfer that boosts a slew of cutting-edge technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality (AR).


One of the most significant features of 5G is speed. 5G networks offer data transmission that’s noticeably higher than their 4G predecessors with peak data rates up to 20 Gbps. What this means is that users can download or upload large files, even full length movies in high quality almost instantly. This speed enables faster app functionality by enabling real-time interactions and rich media streaming.


Latency is the delay between the user’s action and the response to this action in a network. 5G technology dramatically reduces this latency. The ultra-reliable low latency communication (URLLC) with 5G is < 1 millisecond compared with 4G’s approx. 50 milliseconds. This makes 5G very suitable for applications such as online gaming, driving and flight simulators, remote surgeries and other areas where immediate response is required.

Enhanced capacity:

5G networks offer enhanced capacity which means they can handle more connections than previously possible. This is crucial considering the growing number of devices connected to the internet, with IoT. This also helps data-intensive applications run more smoothly.

Improved connectivity:

5G improves connectivity not just in terms of speed and capacity but in terms of reliability and coverage. 5G delivers stable and consistent connections even in highly dense or remote areas. This supports mobile app development by enabling reliable app performance in various situations.

Advantage app development

Leveraging the data transmission speeds of 5G, mobile app developers can significantly deliver a compelling user experience by enabling quick loading and fast response times. It also helps developers to incorporate data-intensive features such as high-definition video, quality sound, and complex 3D animation, without worrying about loading times or sluggish performance. Developers can build apps that utilise AI, VR, or AR technologies, handling the heavy data load these applications demand.

Opportunities in Real-Time Apps - 5G networks offers ultra-low latency enabling real-time interactions in mobile apps. This feature is essential for apps that require instant response - multiplayer online games, real-time trading apps, or healthcare/ telemedicine apps. This also translates to an improved user experience.

IoT- Integrated Apps - The capability of 5G networks aid the expansion of Internet of Things (IoT). Mobile app developers can design IoT-integrated apps with an ability to manage a range of connected devices. This could include a smart home app controlling various appliances or a health app analysing data from wearable devices.

Streaming Services - Streaming apps like ‘Netflix’ can leverage high data speeds of 5G to offer HD video streaming without buffering, highly enhancing user experience.

Dayananda Sagar University offers an MCA (Master of Computer Applications) course, a 2 year, full-time PG program. The program imparts exhaustive knowledge of system architecture, artificial intelligence, networking, mobile apps, and a wide range of computer systems and varied software and hardware applications.

With 5G all set to take over the Indian telecom landscape, MCA graduates can look forward to career opportunities like never before. They can get into app development considering that more and more services will be offered on mobile devices. They can take up positions as project managers, servicing engineers, software developers, project leads, data scientists, network support engineers, or tech support engineers.

Our program imparts technical knowledge through innovative teaching, research, and consultancy, preparing you for emerging job roles in the MCA industry. You'll be guided by faculty members with Ph.D. qualifications and strong R&D backgrounds throughout your journey. By the end of the program, you'll emerge as competent graduates equipped with professional ethics and life skills, ready to make a significant impact in the ever-evolving field of computer applications.