5G for the new Networked Society

5G is the next platform on the ever evolving telecoms networks journey – designed from the ground up to meet ever more advanced and complex sets of performance requirements. It also represents a new way of thinking in the approach to these generational changes in...

Hopes for 5G riding high

While the power of personal communication via smart devices continues to grow it’s worth remembering the importance of the carriers providing the networks on which they work. Not that long ago, as we discussed in our previous blog on the history of mobile telephony...

5G is going to revolutionise the radio spectrum landscape

The radio spectrum will be radically changed by the rolling out of the 5G network expected sometime around 2020. Enabling the 5G Internet of Things (IoT) to mobile communications network is probably going to require at least 500MHz of radio spectrum to support the...

5G moves closer to reality instead of theory

A number of 5G demos and trials are expected to start within the next few months running up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea which is likely to see the first full blown public demo of a pre-standard version of the new network. The 3GPPP – which defines...

5G Networks to soon replace 4G?

One of the overriding messages which came from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this month was the idea that There’s just one problem – no-one yet knows what 5G will actually be. Tom Wheeler, chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission,...