Global operators accelerate preparations for 5G technology: survey

Many global operators have accelerated preparations for fifth-generation technology, with trials being carried out by 78 per cent of respondents in the “5G Readiness Survey 2017”, conducted by Swedish tech giant Ericsson. Furthermore, 28 per cent of the respondents expect to deploy 5G next year. The survey also shows that operators have further developed their …

Australia might be getting access to 5G data speeds sooner than expected

Australia might be getting access to 5G data speeds sooner than expected with the communications regulator fast-tracking preparations to auction the necessary spectrum off to mobile network operators. Speeding up the long process may bring forward revenue for the government, but also the capital expenditure costs for mobile network operators like Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and …

Is This What You Want Outside Your Bedroom Window?

By Catherine J. Frompovich 5G is creating an environmental nightmare in more ways than technology addicts even can imagine! Since 5G waves don’t travel very far, innovative ‘cell towers’ of all shapes, types and sizes—including that of a refrigerator size—most likely will be ‘planted’ on a pole of some sort outside most buildings, including your home! 5G cell …

All you need to know about 5G

Small cells will help companies build denser 5G networks that can reuse bandwidth more efficiently Today’s mobile users want faster data speeds and more reliable service. The next generation of wireless networks—5G—promises to deliver that, and much more. Right now, though, 5G is still in the planning stages, and companies and industry groups are working together to figure …