5G: The Latest News & Updates

The latest and greatest that's happening in the world of 5G

New 5G information is released daily from around the world. Some companies are starting 5G trials in new cities, others are announcing when customers can order their new service, and some businesses are releasing new ideas for how 5G will change the way we live.

5G availability is extremely limited right now, with only a few locations having a live, non-demo, subscriber-based network up and running. However, many companies are just a few months away from launching a full-blown 5G network for customers to use.

Below is all the information you need to know to stay on track with how 5G is progressing around the globe.

5G Releases and Trials

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Many companies around the world are announcing where 5G can be used right now and when 5G trials are becoming available.

5G Phones and Other Hardware

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Phones for 5G are quickly approaching, with some companies already releasing them and many others planning to this year. Other mobile carriers are offering 5G hotspots so that customers can get on 5G with their 4G devices.

New 5G Use Cases

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A new era of 5G-enabled products is beginning. A few practical use cases for 5G include interconnected smart cities, mobile augmented reality and virtual reality, and device-to-device communication.

5G Research and Other News

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5G isn't yet as ubiquitous as 4G, but that doesn't stop businesses from planning how they can capitalize on it. Companies are developing ideas on how they might one day use a 5G network or device; some could even prove to be a good investment if you get in early.

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