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5G (Fifth Generation)


Term
5G (Fifth Generation)

Abbreviation
5G

Definition
5G (Fifth Generation) denotes the next major phase of mobile telecommunications standards beyond the current 4G standards. 5G is expected to be rolled out by 2020 and provide data rates of several tens of megabits per second supported for tens of thousands of users; 1 gigabit per second to be offered simultaneously to tens of workers on the same office floor; several hundreds of thousands of simultaneous connections to be supported for sensor deployments; and more.

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