Unpacking 5G (.PDF Download)

Today, 5G is a catchall for the next generation(s) of cellular networks.  What makes 5G unique is that unlike the previous generations it has two aspects. The first deals with the evolution of mobile broadband, which 25 or so years ago started out with voice applications transforming to voice and text, followed by the addition of emails and then multimedia. Now these are full-blown mobile computing platforms. The other is that 5G will bring gigabit speeds to handsets.

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