5G mobile networks and 1Gbps speed by 2020


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