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The future of 5G mobile data could hinge on a battle over utility pole … – Washington Post

5G wireless data could spur the growth of new wireless devices and applications. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition September 24 at 1:46 PM Mobile carriers such as AT&T and Verizon are in a race to build brand-new data networks that can deliver ultrafast downloads and support a fresh generation of smart, ... Read More »

How enterprises can prep for 5G – Network World

Chevron Corp. disclosed plans in September to add predictive maintenance in its oil fields and refineries by arming thousands of pieces of equipment with sensors by 2024 that will predict when equipment in the field will need to be serviced.   The forward-looking move comes as sensors become less expensive, the Internet of Things continues to connect devices wirelessly to cloud-based ... Read More »

The future of 5G mobile data could hinge on a battle over utility pole fees – Washington Post

5G wireless data could spur the growth of new wireless devices and applications. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition September 24 at 1:46 PM Mobile carriers such as AT&T and Verizon are in a race to build brand-new data networks that can deliver ultrafast downloads and support a fresh generation of smart, ... Read More »

5G is like golf, bowling and making cheese – RCR Wireless News

Ericsson’s Peter Linder discusses 5G for the enterprise During a panel discussion at Mobile World Congress Americas, Ericsson’s Peter Linder, head of 5G marketing in North America, shared his perspective on how 5G will drive new value and business outcomes for a variety of enterprise stakeholders. In his commentary Linder provided a number of colorful analogies, likening various aspects of ... Read More »

How 5G Could Transform Your Home Internet Connection – How-To Geek

Verizon is about to launch home internet service using 5G. This new wireless standard isn’t just about faster data for your smartphone—it could finally offer competition for home internet, breaking the cable companies’ local monopolies and giving you a choice. This is About Verizon, But It’s Not About Verizon Verizon is the first company to deliver home internet service via ... Read More »

When to expect affordable 5G routers – MyBroadband

Mobile operators are readying themselves for the launch of 5G, with many piloting fixed-wireless access using new CPE (customer-premises equipment). The 5G craze has spread to South Africa, too, with Vodacom and Comsol recently trialling 5G connections with speeds of 700Mbps and 1.75Gbps respectively. While Vodacom’s demo was a temporary trial, Comsol’s live network will be active until the end of ... Read More »

How to sound smart about 5G – Axios

What's a G? The mobile industry refers to new "generations" or Gs each time it introduces a new industry-wide technical standard and rebuilds the fundamentals of mobile data networking. That's been happening at roughly a once-a-decade pace. How it works: The initial version of 5G builds on today's LTE networks but introduces a new type of radio technology that responds ... Read More »

Special report: The next tech wave rides on 5G – Axios

The next generation of mobile networks will make or break the big tech ideas of the future, allowing each one to be field-tested at scale and checked off as a revolution or a dud. Why it matters: Autonomous vehicles, smart homes, smart cities, "Internet of Things" devices, virtual and augmented reality — 5G will carry this raft of new technologies ... Read More »

Five Ways 5G Will Rock Our World – Forbes

Never before has a wireless technology protocol garnered so much glowing press. But 5G is a different kind of upgrade, one that could radically alter the way we live and work. If it lives up to billing, 5G-enabled wireless systems and networking gear will blast data 100 times faster than current 4G LTE data systems. When it begins a long ... Read More »