With 5G global connections now exceeding 438 million, 5G networks are well on their way towards becoming the dominant global standard for wireless cellular communications. 5G Americas announced the release of its latest comprehensive annual overview of 5G and 4G LTE networks entitled, “Cellular Communications in a 5G Era.”
Chris Pearson, president of 5G Americas said, “After three years of 5G network deployments, the industry is moving toward the enhancement phase of this generation of wireless cellular. These networks are beginning to change the technology landscape for new applications with their high data speeds and very low latencies.”
“Cellular Communications in a 5G Era” is an annual update to previous versions, which provides a complete overview and reference source for 5G and 4G LTE networks to date, which had been created by Rysavy Research. Topics in this white paper include:
- Overview of 5G’s impact and intensifying role on networks and industries
- Statistics demonstrating how 5G is the fastest growing generation of cellular wireless technology ever deployed
- Factors impacting 5G network rollout, including architecture, spectrum, standards and technologies
- Updates on 5G and 4G LTE enhancement timelines
- Discussion of 5G use cases across different vertical industries, including smart cities, manufacturing, automotive and many more
- Further details on improvements in voice, industrial IoT and public safety services.
Additionally, the white paper covers updated developments on spectrum use and availability, cellular V2X communications, key supporting technologies like fixed wireless access, virtualization, cloud-native, open RAN and edge networking, as well as AI and machine learning.
According to Brian Daly, 5G Americas working group leader and assistant vice president, Standards & Industry Alliances for AT&T, “The sheer flexibility of 5G wireless cellular networks will continue to drive innovative use cases. More 5G capabilities will emerge as key enabling technologies and standardized 5G radio and core network architecture are developed, bringing about new use cases to many industry verticals.”
For a look at previous comprehensive updates on 5G and 4G LTE networks, take a look at: “Global 5G: Rise of a Transformational Technology.”