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Field trials for Verizon’s world’s first 5G network

  • 11/09/2015 at 03:55 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

VerizonVerizon has started field testing its new 5G technology. 5G is the next generation for mobile device connectivity and will replace 4G networks over time. 5G was the original due date of 5G networks, according to the industry. Verizon has other plans and wants to see its 5G network being available for users beginning in 2017. The Verizon network will be the world’s first 5G network and has speeds capable of moving data around faster.

Roger Gurnani is the chief information and technology architect for Verizon. Gurnani believes the future is beyond his description in terms of possibilities. He calls the 5G network one of those disruptive products and services where the potential is beyond imagination. The speed tests done so far have shown that Verizon’s 5G network is 30 to 50 times faster than the current 4G network. It is also faster than Google Fibre, which is connected by cables to the home.

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South Korea plans to launch 5G Internet Network by 2020

  • 24/01/2014 at 19:51 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Tech EyeSouth Korea, well known for being at the top of technological innovation, has invested $1.6 trillion won ($1.5 billion USD) to create the first widely accessible 5G internet services.

The speed of the service would be so high that a full movie of high quality could be downloaded within literally seconds. They also plan on integrating other technologies through the service, such as hologram transmission and a new form of social media.

“We helped fuel national growth with 2G services in the 1990s, 3G in the 2000s and 4G around 2010. Now it is time to take preemptive action to develop 5G. Countries in Europe, China and the US are making aggressive efforts to develop 5G technology, and we believe there will be fierce competition in this market in a few years,” the country’s science ministry said.

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