What is 5G? Characteristics, Usages and Challenges
- By fieldengineer
- On 14/09/2018
The future of mobile communication is just around the corner: 5G technology. This new generation of wireless technology will increase speed, reduce latency, and provide a more secure and reliable connection for a wide range of users. Below, we explore the basics of new 5G technology, along with the latest 5G news and developments:
What Is 5G?
The term ‘5G’ refers to the fifth generation of wireless technology. Every new number that precedes ‘G’ brings rapid advancements while also calling for updated infrastructure and technologies.
The switch from 3G to 4G delivered faster downloads and improved functionality (especially with Long Term Evolution, or LTE), but the move from 4G to 5G could be even more impressive. Experts believe the new 5G wireless network will deliver faster speeds and the ability to move more data. Additionally, 5G networking will reduce latency (lag time), thereby increasing responsiveness. Read More...