THE FUTURE NETWORK – 5G is comingPosted April 21, 2016 by admin
Most of our consulting work with large developers, universities and municipalities consist of an education of the brief history of cellular networks. Real internet “on the go” really started with the iPhone. Considering that it would take you over a full day to download a 2 hour movie on 3G compared to today’s 4G’s 6 minutes or so, we have come a long way! Now with 5G, that will take you less than 4 seconds. The amount of data usage will explode over the next 5 years. When we tell government officials that the amount of data flowing on wireless networks over the next 5 years will go up 40x what it is today, their jaws usually hit the floor. Here is a brief look at what is headed our way.