700 meters from the base station
Mobile World Congress was dominated by 5G – the next generation network that will replace the omni-present 4G / LTE network. Now South Korea's SK Telekom has showcased a demo of a base station and download speeds nearly 20 Gbit per second.
Exclusive: MediaTek CTO talks to Fudzilla
MediaTek is flat out developing its 5G technology because it wants to be the first to market with the game-changing technology.
Intel boss drones about the future
5G networking will eventually enable drones to fly all over the earth, according to Intel Boss Brian Krzanich.
Developing 5G air interface and chipsets
NTT DOCOMO and MediaTek have signed a pact to drive 5G technology development.
Deployment by 2020
AT&T, the second largest wireless carrier in the United States (as of Q4 2015) and the nation’s second largest advertiser (as of Q1 2016), has just announced that it will begin trials of fifth-generation 5G LTE service later this summer, with the possibility of limited commercial deployments in the first months of 2017.
1Gbps and higher peak rates, starting with 3GPP Release 13
Recently, Qualcomm has published a new corporate presentation detailing its path from 3GPP’s “Release 13” (March 2016) and beyond for LTE networks– also more conveniently known as 4.5G LTE “Advanced Pro” – with a development timeframe between 2016 and 2020.
An association which brings together top players in the mobile industry has warned against rushing to 5G.
Reliability and robustness, not just speed
Deployment post 2020
Wants the tech running by 2020