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Three Major Factors Challenging 5G Rollout in the U.S.

5G networks are quickly unfolding throughout markets in East Asia. The region constitutes 90% of worldwide 5G connections to date. Rollouts have been slower elsewhere, including in the U.S., the second largest 5G market outside East Asia, even as telecommunications giants race to buy up spectrum there. According to the Wall Street Journal, this is […]

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COVID-19 Pandemic Postpones 5G Spectrum Auctions Worldwide

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to force the postponement of many highly anticipated 5G spectrum auctions throughout the world. According to a recent report from S&P Global Market Intelligence, many of these actions were intended to take place in Europe and Asia.  The planned auctions can be broadly divided into three categories: high-band, low-band, and mid-band. […]

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U.S. Launches Projects to Test and Expand 5G 

In October, the United States announced a pair of ambitious projects to expand and test 5G in rural regions and on U.S. military bases. At the end of the month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted an order intended to help expand 5G in rural America. The “5G Fund for Rural America” (“5G Fund”) will […]

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This New Discovery Could Expand 5G Beyond Cities

Next generation 5G networks are estimated to deliver at least ten times the speeds of current 4G networks. These lightning-fast speeds would revolutionize the internet by allowing for dramatically faster downloads. When 5G is fully deployed, it is expected to transform entire industries including  transportation, healthcare, and manufacturing. However, the full roll out of 5G […]

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Developments and Challenges Influencing the Advancement of 5G 

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeping the globe has caused the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), the international organization that creates telecommunication standards, to delay the release of two 5G standards. These standards will determine 5G requirements for standalone (SA) networks, industrial Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) systems. The standards, Rel-16 Stage 3 […]

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Before 5G Transforms Society, It Will Need to Work Indoors

When next-generation 5G technology finally makes its way into cities around the world, it’s expected to revolutionize society. It is able to dramatically transform areas such as  transportation, healthcare, and manufacturing. 5G will be noticeably faster than its 4G predecessor. The technology can wirelessly connect machines and devices, accelerate manufacturer production, provide autonomous vehicles the […]

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Why 2020 Could be the Year of 5G

After a bumpy start, 5G is slowly taking off. Some experts think the next-generation mobile technology will reach new heights by the end of 2020. Last year, AT&T and Verizon launched 5G networks in a handful of urban areas, and released only a few phones compatible with the standard. These companies now say they will […]

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