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5G vision focuses on technological building blocks

Tuesday 3 March 2015 | 11:36 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona offers manufacturers the chance to present the latest smartphones, but it's also a place to launch network innovations. This year there is much talk of 5G, the latest mobile standard, so new that it doesn't even have a technical acronym yet, such as GSM (2G), UMTS (3G) or LTE (4G). For the moment, 5G is still just a concept: more bandwidth, speed and reliability, and less latency. In figures, speeds should go to 1 Gbps, the latency drop to just 1 ms and 5G networks reach the market around 2020. While the latest announcements on 5G focus on cooperations

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Companies: Ericsson / Huawei China / Nokia / Qualcomm / Samsung / SingTel / SK Telecom / Telstra / ZTE Belgium
Countries: World
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