5G

5G (or 5G-NR for new radio) is the next generation IP-based communication standard being drafted and designed to replace 4G-LTE. That said, it draws on some technologies of 4G-LTE but comes with substantial differences and new capabilities. So much material has been written on 5G that it dwarfs even current Cat-1 and Cat-M1 material. In part, 5G promises to deliver substantial abilities for IoT, commercial, mobile, and vehicular use cases. 5G also improves bandwidth, latency, density, and user cost.  Rather than build different cellular services and categories for each use case, 5G attempts to be a single umbrella standard to serve them all. Meanwhile, 4G-LTE will continue to be the predominant technology for cellular coverage and will ...

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