Intel Promotes 5G Technology on POLITICO

“5G is not simply about the next generation of connectivity, where transmission speeds are faster and latency is reduced. 5G offers the ability to connect billions of smart devices with billions of other smart devices, creating virtually unlimited computing everywhere.” – Sandra Rivera, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Network Platforms Group at … Continue reading Intel Promotes 5G Technology on POLITICO

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AT&T AirGig Power Line Broadband?

AT&T has started initial discussion with suppliers for a commercial deployment of its Project AirGig, which delivers wireless broadband over powerlines. In a Monday press release, the company also detailed its plans for additional trials and research into surface-wave systems, which could help AirGig integrate better into a 5G future. Because AirGig sends the signal … Continue reading AT&T AirGig Power Line Broadband?

FCC Prepares to Push Forward With Streamlining 5G Deployment

A Federal Communications Commission member announced a proposed order Tuesday that would limit the fees municipalities can charge providers to deploy fifth-generation wireless infrastructure, as well as shorten application review periods. Commissioner Brendan Carr, a Republican, highlighted his plan in a speech before the Indiana Senate—Indianapolis having recently been selected by Verizon to pilot 5G … Continue reading FCC Prepares to Push Forward With Streamlining 5G Deployment

5G Is Not Going To Microwave Your Brain

With the transition to a new networking technology, some familiar scare stories are reemerging. You might even have seen a few in the comments here. “5G will give you cancer,” “mmWave technology leads to brain tumors,” and “smartphones are microwaving our bodies,” or so the stories go. It’s all hogwash. Details HERE. This chart tells … Continue reading 5G Is Not Going To Microwave Your Brain

5G Is Going to Take Big Investment, How will it be Recovered?

There is growing discussion about the investment required to implemented 5G and how that investment is going to be recovered. Caroline Chan, Intel VP and GM of the 5G Infrastructure Division on the edge of 5G. “How do 5G use cases benefit the enterprise?” she pondered during a panel conversation hosted by Cradlepoint in Austin, … Continue reading 5G Is Going to Take Big Investment, How will it be Recovered?

Digital Cities: Building the New Public Infrastructure

Broadband section of white paper by CISCO. Laying the Foundation: Public Wi-Fi and Next-Gen Broadband At just 3 percent or, $59 billion, of Digital Value at Stake, public Wi-Fi and broadband offer modest direct value for cities. But that low percentage belies far more significant indirect benefits, which is why public Wi-Fi and broadband underpin … Continue reading Digital Cities: Building the New Public Infrastructure

This Technology Is About to Change the World–But No One Is Talking About It

Marc Emmer at Inc. Magazine 5G will drive artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and change the world forever. You've heard it all before. Augmented reality, virtual reality, AI, robots, blah, blah, blah. 5G is the ugly duckling of technology, yet it is the one that will radically change the world. According to the MIT Technology … Continue reading This Technology Is About to Change the World–But No One Is Talking About It