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December 6, 2019

This Week in 5G: Look Into My Crystal Ball .

This Week in 5G: Look Into My Crystal Ball


This week’s 5G developments have an eye to the future with major network rollouts and plans for 2020. Let’s take a look.

T-Mobile launched its nationwide 5G network that covers 200 million Americans.

Ericsson’s global Mobility Report projects 2.6 billion 5G subscriptions accounting for 45% of global mobile data traffic by the end of 2025.

This week, Axios discussed how 2020 will be a banner year for 5G with widespread rollouts expected.

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg said that the transition to 5G is happening at a breakneck clip.

Apple is expected to release 5G iPhones in 2020.

AT&T and Microsoft announced a new edge computing initiative as part of their partnership on cloud technology.

Verizon is partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable developers to run latency-sensitive programs on 5G networks.

Cisco anticipates major growth in gaming traffic over the next two years thanks to cloud-native programs running on 5G.

Verizon trialed dynamic spectrum sharing in partnership with Qualcomm and Ericsson in Richardson, Texas.

Intel teamed up with MediaTek to make 5G chips that will connect computers to wireless networks.

That’s all for this week. See you next time!

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