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5G Networks: A Primer for a Telecom and Transportation Revolution
by The IBISWorld Podcast Team
May 23 2018

5G, the proposed new benchmark for wireless mobile networks, has the potential to revolutionize data connectivity through speeds 10x faster than the current 4G LTE standard. Internet traffic has soared, and this new technology could provide a robust framework for continued growth in the digital age. IBISWorld editor Kieran Newton interviews analysts Ediz Ozelkan and Jon Hadad about the nature of 5G, with a focus on its possible impacts for telecommunications providers in the US and Canada, as well as for the implementation of smart city technologies.