5G will be an evolution in speed, but a revolution in scope

GEORGE MALIM | December 13, 2018

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The rubber is meeting the road in terms of 5G rollout for the major network operators, writes Mike O’Malley, the vice president of marketing at Radware. We’ve already seen some developments and showcase networks, like at the Winter Olympics in South Korea earlier this year, but planning is now kicking into a higher gear. By the time MWC Barcelona rolls around in February 2019, the buzz will be about 5G becoming a reality and how deployments are being handled. It really is that close. Most operators are more or less committed to offering 5G by 2020, so that really only leaves just over 12 months for them to get their networks in shape to begin offering 5G services. But let’s take a step back. 5G infrastructure requires huge investment, so what are the services that operators will offer that will pay for this investment? It has to be more solid than relying on a ‘build it and they will come’ strategy.

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