4G vs. 5G: How New Wireless Technology Will Change Everything

5G Will Revolutionize Wireless Technology   What’s the Difference Between 4G and 5G?   5G represents a revolutionary leap forward for wireless technology. Verizon claims that 5G could bring speeds up to 200 times faster than its current 4G LTE network. More conservative estimates state 5G could be ten times faster than 4G. Speeds will […]

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NB-IoT and LTE-M: Cellular IoT for a 5G World

How LTE-M and NB-IoT Will Pave the Way for a 5G World   5G is almost here, and like 2G, 3G, and 4G before it, it will change the way we send and receive information.   What’s even more exciting is that 5G will enable countless automated wireless applications for the rapidly growing Internet of […]

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What is 5G NR? | Understanding the New Radio Standard

What is 5G NR?   5G has set a new standard for wireless, opening up the spectrum above 6 GHz that has been previously unusable by cellular services.   The new mobile network technology has already begun using the current architecture of LTE to support non-standalone (NSA) 5G, on the way to full standalone (SA) […]

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5G IoT Security Issues: A Guide to Next-Gen Wireless Network Risks

The Risks to 5G IoT: Preparing for the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Threats   The brave new world of 5G also promises to bring unprecedented speed and scale to IoT operations, but also comes with a new generation of security threats. 5G IoT services will no longer neatly fit into the traditional security models optimized […]

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Understanding 5G Spectrum Frequency Bands

What Spectrum Do 5G Networks Use?   5G, or “5th Generation”, cellular technology represents a massive leap forward for wireless mobile communications, far surpassing 4G (LTE/Advanced/Advanced Pro, WiMax), 3G (UMTS|WCDMA, CDMA|1xEV-DO), and 2G  (GSM|GPRS, CDMA|1xRTT) communication platforms in terms of data rate and reduced latency.   While still nascent, 5G technology promises to deliver a cost and energy-efficient […]

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The State of 5G and IoT | Current and Future Applications

5G and IoT – Emerging Tech with Endless Use Cases   As society runs rapidly into the information age new advancements in artificial intelligence, data processing, and wireless communications have given rise to the faster exchange of wireless data. With 4G speeds reaching comfortable download speeds up to 2 Gbps, expect the next jump to […]

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5G Network Slicing | The Future of 5G Architecture

Benefits of Network Slicing in a 5G World   As technology reaches a new milestone with 5G speeds ranging from 100Mbps to 10Gbps, broadband networking will play a crucial role in integrating more than 75 billion devices to Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.   5G promises unified connectivity and secure cloud access to address the […]

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Key Takeaways from 5G North America 2018

Fifth-generation mobile networks, or 5G, will have the power to transform the IoT space. With the ability to transmit data about 10 times faster than 4G LTE, this new mobile standard promises to be a game-changer for a variety of wireless applications. Though the roll out will take time, soon enough 5G will connect everything […]

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