Wireless Industry News

With all the chatter about 5G trials and prospective roll out dates swirling in industry hallways, it might seem like we know what’s coming.

But according to Qualcomm’s senior director of engineering for Research and Development John Smee, it’s what we don’t know about 5G that should excite us the most.

“(5G) is bringing in new value and new equipment but it’s really adding to this growing ecosystem (of 4G and Wi-Fi) and it’s looking to address from day one a larger number of use cases in a more efficient manner,” Smee explained. “When you can provide 100 mbps everywhere, that’s when you start seeing a wide range of new applications becoming possible. You’re creating a new network and platform for use cases we can’t even imagine yet.” (According to John Smee) Read More