5G, all you need to know

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5G – What does it mean?

5G is the fifth generation of cellular connectivity. It is generally known for its high speed and lower latency, that will change the way in which we humans use to interact with each other.

What’s new in 5G?

Qualcomm’s director of marketing for 5G, Ignacio Contreras said “The adoption of 5G will even faster than what we saw on 4G”.

Several phone carriers including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint  have already started roll outs of 5G in urban areas. 5G offers 3 bands comprising of a sub 1GHz (offers wide coverage, but slower speeds); 3.4-3.8 GHz (the main frequency layer) and 6GHz (high bandwidth with low latency). According to Rumors, the new 5G can achieve a maximum speed of 20GB/s (you 20MB/s owners feeling humble now?). However, it is uncertain that when exactly will people benefit from this.

Stay tuned on TechBible, we will get back to you when we will have more information regarding this topic. Sayonarah!

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