5G is touted as a game-changing technology, with the ability to dramatically boost the speed and coverage of wireless networks.
It can run between 10 and 100 times faster than your typical 4G cellular connection today.
It’s quicker than anything you can get from a physical fiber-optic cable in your house.
What companies will benefit from 5g?
Investors who want exposure to companies that are well positioned to benefit from increased 5G spending should take a closer look at these three stocks.
- Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
- Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)
- Nokia Corporation (NOK)
Will 4g phones work on 5g network?
Later, our 5G networks will become “standalone,” or SA, not requiring 4G coverage to work. But that’s a few years off. 4G will continue to improve with time, as well. The Qualcomm X24 modem, which is built into most 2019 Android flagship phones, supports 4G speeds up to 2Gbps.
Will 5g ever be available in rural areas?
5G Will Go Rural But With Less Capacity
This 2.5GHz network covers some rural areas, but not others, as you can see on this map. (Click “LTE Plus – no 3G” for the 2.5GHz coverage.) AT&T and T-Mobile will both hit rural areas with 5G starting in late 2019.
Is 5g that much better than 4g?
Simply said, 5G is widely believed to be smarter, faster and more efficient than 4G. It promises mobile data speeds that far outstrip the fastest home broadband network currently available to consumers. With speeds of up to 100 gigabits per second, 5G is set to be as much as 100 times faster than 4G.