5G Wireless Technology
– What People Are Saying
WHEN WILL THE US HAVE 5G TECHNOLOGY?
By Audrey Conklin, FOX Business
While there is some argument as to whether the U.S. has fully adopted 5G wireless networks, most experts say it’s here and ready to develop as the country’s new wireless standard.
5G, or fifth-generation, technology has been in the works for nearly a decade, and limited service in select cities began rolling out as early as 2018, though the U.S. still has a long way to go to reach the full potential of 5G.
WHERE IS 5G AVAILABLE?
By Christian de Looper, Digital Trends
Even as you read this, 5G is gradually rolling out across the U.S., and while you likely do not have a phone that can connect to the next-gen network just yet, that day is rapidly approaching as more and more 5G phones arrive on the market. But exactly where is 5G available? Each carrier has been rolling out the network in different cities, and we’ve compiled the list into a map for your viewing pleasure.
WIRELESS SPECTRUM: WHAT IT IS, AND WHY YOU SHOULD CARE
By Marguerite Reardon, CNET
There has been a lot of talk over the past year about spectrum shortages, spectrum interference, companies proposing mergers just to get their hands on spectrum and even spectrum auctions that will help bail the nation out of debt.
But what exactly is wireless spectrum? And why are people in the wireless industry?
5G VS. WI-FI: HOW THEY’RE DIFFERENT, AND WHY YOU’LL NEED BOTH
By Simon Hill, Digital Trends
The advent of 5G mobile networking technology is slated to bring with it a revolution in how we access the internet. 5G promises to increase download speeds, eliminate latencies, and reduce congestion on mobile networks — in other words, it’ll give Wi-Fi a run for its money.
In the near future, Wi-Fi and 5G will be pitted against each other. However, all signs point to us likely needing both networks to fully take advantage of the internet of tomorrow.
CISCO PREDICTS 5G WILL SUPPORT 10% OF GLOBAL MOBILE CONNECTIONS BY 2023
By N.F Mendoza, Tech Republic
The world continues to become more connected and the new Cisco Annual Internet Report gives insights into the trends we can expect over the next five years. Mobile connectivity, Wi-Fi 6, fixed broadband networking and 5G are highlighted in the report.