The 5G wave will begin with a trickle of early adopters next year, but reach more than 1 billion subscribers by 2023 and 1.5 billion the following year.
At that point, 5G networks will cover 40% of the earth’s population and carry a quarter of the world’s mobile data traffic, according to a new report from Ericsson.
The quick spread of 5G will be the the fastest global adoption ever of a new generation of wireless technology. In addition to faster speeds, 5G offers other benefits, including minimal delay that could pave the way for things like remote operation of vehicles.
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