In February, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, manufacturers, technology firms and mobile network operators all preached the gospel of 5G.
A quick perusal of the press releases and statements from the congress would lead you to think that 5G is the solution to every problem that mankind faces, has faced and will face in the future.
Filtering out the hype is difficult, often because the agendas of these disparate companies are slightly different.
Chip manufacturers have an interest in ensuring the adoption of new technologies in order to combat price erosion, mobile phone manufacturers must feed the upgrade cycle and mobile networks need to increase the utilisation of their spectrum in order to deliver returns to their shareholders as their business model becomes that of a utility rather than a differentiated service.
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Source : Tech Central