5G & IoT: How ultra-fast networks will change the Internet of Things

You loved 3G and eventually migrated to 4G, but does 5G get you excited? It probably doesn’t. After all, who needs to send a SnapChat, a tweet, an SMS or an email any faster than is already possible?

That’s not stopping the mobile industry hyping up 5G, which could be in place as early as 2018, and be fully commercialised by 2020. But the 10 to 100 times expected increases in network speeds isn’t what operators are getting excited about. Instead, it’s the near-instant sending and receiving of data that 5G will enable that could prove a huge enabler of new technology – and a massive fillip to the Internet of Things.Read more

Source: techradar.com