5G mobile networks and 1Gbps speed by 2020

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5G is the next generation data transfer network which will offer speeds in the spectre of several gigabits per second. This will allow for streaming Ultra-HD content and various types of large data over wireless connection.

Samsung just announced, that it has developed a technology suite for the next-gen network which should be available to users by 2020. At present, the koreans’ product transmits data at a 28GHz frequency and speed of 1.056Gbps.

Long before Samsung’s announcement, japanese telecom NTT DoCoMo announced in February that it has successfully tested a wireless network with speeds reaching 10Gbps.

Source: TechCrunch