In the global telecommunications market, 4G networks have become increasingly popular, operators and telecom equipment manufacturers have been targeting the 5G. According to the latest foreign media news, the United States AT & T this year will be two cities in the United States, the deployment of 5G network.
AT & T has announced that it will deploy 5G networks in Austin and Indianapolis later this year, according to the US-based technology news site Engadget.
When the network is enabled, it will provide 400Mbps network speed to mobile phone users. As the network is gradually optimized, the network in some areas will be increased to 1Gbps.
Of course, this is only AT & T more ambitious 5G network upgrade plan part.
However, for consumers, the purchase of 5G mobile phone may still be a problem. The current global telecommunications industry has not yet formed a unified standard on the 5G, mobile phone manufacturers naturally can not mass-produce 5G mobile phone. So early in the network enabled, consumers may face a very limited choice of mobile phones.
In the 5G network technology, the US government and operators ready to take the lead. Last year, the US government has arranged for the 5G network frequency resources, ready to allow operators in 2018 5G network for commercial use.
In addition the US government has also developed a plan to encourage the development of 5G, that is allocated 400 million US dollars in four cities in the United States to build 5G experimental network, AT & T network construction of these two cities, whether included in the US government incentive plan, And know.
In East Asia, mobile operators in China, Japan and South Korea are also cooperating in the hope of using the Tokyo Olympics and the Beijing Olympic Winter Games to advance the 5G network.
Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia, the three giants, will also compete for 5G network equipment, large orders. Currently three companies are conducting 5G network test, which Nokia in the United States before the trial, to achieve a 5Gbps network speed, such a network speed, download a high-definition movies only a few seconds.