5G Progress, Realities Set in at Brooklyn 5G Summit
- Amy Nordrum for IEEE Spectrum April 21st, 2017
- Source: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/wireless/5g-progress-realities-set-in-at-brooklyn-5g-summit
5G technologies are early in their development, and the business cases for them are a bit fuzzy, but wireless researchers and executives still had plenty to celebrate this week at the annual Brooklyn 5G Summit. They’ve made steady progress on defining future 5G networks, and have sped up the schedule for the first phase of standards-based 5G deployments.
Now, the world is just three years away (or two, depending on who you ask) from its first 5G commercial service. Amid the jubilance, reality is also starting to set in.