The 5G Revolution How 5G will change your life
We live in the tech era defined by speed and change. All the new technology created to make life easier, safer, and healthier requires permanent availability and incredible data transfer speeds to deliver real-time results.
Most countries plan to start adopting 5G in 2020 and this is set to help drive the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data.
We’ve powered through five generations of wireless connectivity in just 40 years.
- 1982-1990s: Analog 1G
- 1990s: Digital 2G
- 2000s: 3G Smartphone Era
- 2010: 4G Streaming Era
- 2019-Present: Full Speed Ahead to 5G
- A much better broadband.
- Extended reach
- No perceived delay
- Massive amount of connected things & people
- Energy efficiency
- Flexible programmable networks
- Secure networks
- Staying connected everywhere including high-speed trains, planes, crowds
- Smart tech
- Industry 4.0
- Industrial automation
- Drone control
- Virtual reality
- Remote surgery and medical intervention
- Military applications
- Smart cities
- Connected vehicles
- Security professionals
- 80% Energy savings
- Development in developing countries
- In transport, the impact could be a $170-$280 billion global GDP boost to the mobility sector by 2030.
- In manufacturing, the impact could be a $400-$650 billion GDP boost to the industry by 2030.
- In healthcare, the impact could be a $250-$450 billion in GDP to the healthcare space by 2030.
South Korea first launches 5G across the country, followed by 50 cities in China. The U.S., UK, and Germany also roll out 5G on a limited basis.
5G will unleash a new wave of entrepreneurs and innovators. We don’t know which companies will be winners or losers. But given the speed of 5G, we will find out fast enough. 5G is more than an upgrade—it’s a crucial transformation of major segments of the economy.