1G to 5G Wireless Networks: Where We Started – and Where We’ll Go
Ever since the first cell phones entered the market in the 1980s with 1G networks, mobile technology – and, of course, the Internet – have changed dramatically and changed our world in the process.
Things have certainly changed since then; not only have smartphones become staples in our everyday lives, but with the rise of interconnected devices and smart objects through the system of the Internet of Things (IoT), we’re beginning to move into a new era of faster communication with 5G.
Let’s take a look back at the history of wireless networks from 1G to 5G to see where we started, how far we’ve come, and where we can expect to be by the 2020s….
Curious to know more about the 4G & 5G standards, how they’re being deployed, and how they can help our communities?