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Learn about 5G challenges and solutions with these blog contributions from various industry experts.

Why 5G Wireless Technology Will Place a Greater Demand on Cables

Jean-Jacques Sage, Products and Solutions Manager for Telecom Networks at Nexans

The 5G revolution promises astonishing gigabit-per-second data rates and near-instantaneous connectivity. It is projected to have a mass impact across many industries and change the lives of billions of both consumers and suppliers worldwide. Like every generation of new wireless technology, 5G will dramatically increase the speed and volume of data transfer, but this will have more profound consequences than ever before.

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5G is coming: What to expect and why

Dr Luyun Jiang, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx

th-Generation Wireless Systems (5G), says the optimist, will revolutionize our life as the 3G/4G systems did. While the majority are still waiting to link to the 4G network, the top telecoms have started the war for the next generation of mobile communication. 5G is expected to finally bring the autonomous car, VR and internet of things to reality and make science fiction come true.

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How to Reap 5G Rewards Without Industry Standards

Will Sitch, Director of Industry and Solutions Marketing, Keysight Technologies

With all the hype around 5G solutions recently, you would think that we were on the cusp of rolling out next generation mobile networks en masse. The truth is that the standards process is far from over, and wholesale deployment is even further away.

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How 5G Wireless Communication Will Transform Robotics

5G promises to transform the art of the possible when it comes to robotics, particularly with the opportunity for robots to take advantage of the enormous compute power and storage available in the cloud, without being tethered by physical wires. This blog examines the vision of being able to accurately control future robots in near-real-time, from virtually anywhere in the world and the possibilities that opens up for so many applications including the medical sector with telesurgery, for example, building the factory of the future and delivering robots in the field – literally – for agricultural work.

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Microwave Advancements Meet 5G Backhaul Requirements

Skeptics ponder if microwave has the ability to adequately meet 5G backhaul requirements in terms of capacity, complexity, and stringent latency requirements.  Based on what microwave vendors have already demonstrated, Sky Light Research believes that it does and here is why.

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Is millimeter wave technology future of wireless communications?

In the age of digitalization, high-speed communication is on higher priority for all (consumers and enterprises). What if the wireless carriers impose caps on the rapidly growing data traffic and raise prices? What if we run out of airwaves for our striking increase in wireless data usage on our gadgets? So, how are these basic realities – high-speed communication needs, bandwidth shortage, and exploding data on several devices are addressed?

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