If the years of sleepless nights and hype are actually going to mean anything, 5G has to deliver more than 4G possibly could, and right now it isn’t.
“Of course, it is a premium product.
The first usecases are simplistic ones, building on the ‘bigger, badder, faster’ mentality of the telecommunications industry.
Speaking at the same event, Ronan Dunne, President of Verizon Wireless, pointed towards the increasingly worrying strain being placed on the network.
In areas where Verizon does not have a fixed network, Dunne pointed towards the FWA alternative which 5G enables.
Three UK is another company which is exploiting this product and there are numerous other telcos who are eyeing up FWA as a proposition to build bigger product portfolios.