What is 5G?

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Source: CNBC Date: October 31st, 2019 Link to 5 minute video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DG3pMcNNlw Discussion Why is 5G so important? If 5G is already available, how long do you think it will take you to upgrade your smartphone and/or laptop to take advantage of this new technology? Why does it often take companies a long time to… Read more »

Let the 5G battle commence

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South Korea was long expected to be first with 5G. It is a technological powerhouse with ultra-fast broadband, home to giant firms such as Samsung and a government that sees leading the world in connectivity as a matter of national pride. Three networks were due to launch commercial 5G services on Friday when news emerged… Read more »

Hologram phone calls – sci-fi or serious possibility?

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High-speed 5G networks could lead to big changes in how we use our mobile phones, allowing us to enjoy virtual reality on-the-go, interactive live broadcasts, and even project holograms from our handsets. But will connection “not-spots” and high costs stop many of us reaping the benefits? Source: BBC Analysis Date: September 20th, 2018 Link: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-45009458 Discussion 1) What practical… Read more »