5G

a.k.a. 5th generation mobile networks, fifth generation, fifth-generation wireless systems

The name for the next major phase of mobile telecommunications standards beyond the 4G standards, it succeeds the 4G, 3G and 2G systems. 5G performance targets high data rate, reduced latency, energy saving, cost reduction, higher system capacity, and massive device connectivity.

Historical perspective: As of 2013, any new capabilities are still being grouped under 4G standards, but according to Korea's Yonhap News Agency, Samsung successfully tested its 5G network with 1 Gbps speed (potentially up to 10 Gbps), and aims to provide service by 2020. And as of 2018, AT&T announced it is testing 5G services delivered via radio signals.

See also : 4G  LTE  WiMax  generation  data  
NetLingo Classification: Net Technology

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