Introduction and Background

1 Introduction to 5G

The tremendous growth in the number and variety of connected devices and the substantial increase in user/network traffic volume and types as well as the performance limitations of 4G technologies have motivated industry efforts and investments toward defining, developing, and deploying systems for the fifth generation (5G) of mobile networks. The 5th generation of mobile broadband wireless networks have been designed to meet the challenging system and service requirements of the existing and the emerging applications in 2020 and beyond. 5G is a fast, secure, and reliable connected ecosystem comprising humans and machines, which enables seamless mobility, efficient connectivity, increased connection ...

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