5G networks are set for an even greater explosion over the next few years than expected as more devices begin shipping with the latest technology, Qualcomm’s chief has predicted.
Speaking at the company’s Snapdragon Summit in Hawaii, Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon laid out some far-reaching goals as the company looks to provide 5G connectivity across the world.
Amon noted how there are currently 325 operators in 109 countries across the world already investing in 5G, and that “significant 5G coverage” is certainly possible by the end of 2021.
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Amon highlighted how 5G is already bringing a wide range of benefits to users worldwide, who are enjoying faster connectivity speeds for enhanced browsing, video streaming and gaming, But 5G can also bring advantages to the wider world through the Internet of Things, in areas such as public safety, traffic management and smart energy usage.
But it is in mobile devices that 5G will initially make it’s mark, with Qualcomm looking to be the catalyst behind that.
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