5G Global Launches & Statistics

5G Global Launches & Statistics

5G will account for as many as 1.2 billion connections by 2025
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The Global Rollout of 5G

By 2025, 5G networks are likely to cover one-third of the world’s population. The impact on the mobile industry and its customers will be profound.

5G is more than a new generation of technologies; it denotes a new era in which connectivity will become increasingly fluid and flexible.
5G Networks will adapt to applications and performance will be tailored precisely to the needs of the user.

Working closely with the mobile operators pioneering 5G, the GSMA is engaging with governments, vertical industries including automotive, financial services, healthcare providers, transport operators, utilities and other industry sectors to develop business cases for 5G.

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5G Consumer Use Cases

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Uses 5G to provide advanced features such as 3D viewing and different perspective views of live match.

 


VR

 

 

 

Uses 5G to enjoy VR contents anywhere anytime.

 

 


AR

 

 

 

Uses 5G to provide realistic AR services such as the virtual zoo.

 

 


Live Performances

 

 

 

Uses 5G to enable extremely high quality performance / music videos.

 

 


Game Streaming

 

 

 

Uses 5G to process games on the cloud and stream to / receive input from users.

 

 


Sing-a-long-online

 

 

 

Uses 5G to enable many people to sing-a-long simultaneously online.

 

 

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Network Slicing Key for Industry-Specific 5G Services

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Future Networks at MWC Shanghai 2017: RCS and 5G Central to Realising Next Generation Services in Asia

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