The Promise of 5G – An Analysis of Mobile Technology and Its Drivers

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Hammad Tariq, Technology and Information Manager, Ericsson

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5G is the next evolutionary step in cellular communication poised to become the de-facto global wireless standard. Besides bolstering gigabit speeds over mobile networks, 5G promises to support technology essential for connectivity of IoT, paving the way for a wider range of services and new disruptive business models. While the world is currently enjoying 4G/LTE mobile broadband services, standardization efforts for 5G have begun. Technology development of 5G is gathering pace with many operators planning for initial 5G trials and even bringing pre-standard 5G networks to life within next one to two years. This presentation will focus on the state of the mobility market, the business need of 5G and some initial use cases.

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