5G and the Technology Needed to Deploy It

Updated: Oct 13, 2020

As we kick off the discussion around 5G and Small Cells in the final 2017 Moving The Conversation Forward Event - No Community Left Behind 5G & Small Cell Deployment today, we wanted to make sure everyone had a basic understanding of the technology we are discussing.


Today’s mobile users want faster data speeds and more reliable service. The next generation of wireless networks—5G—promises to deliver that, and much more. With 5G, users should be able to download a high-definition film in under a second (a task that could take 10 minutes on 4G LTE). And wireless engineers say these networks will boost the development of other new technologies, too, such as autonomous vehi