Tag: 5G

5G is the fifth generation wireless technology for digital cellular networks that began wide deployment in 2019. As with previous standards, the covered areas are divided into regions called “cells”, serviced by individual antennas. Virtually every major telecommunication service provider in the developed world is deploying antennas or intends to deploy them soon. The frequency spectrum of 5G is divided into millimeter waves, mid-band and low-band. Low-band uses a similar frequency range as the predecessor, 4G.

The semiconductor industry in 2019: drivers and challenges – report

Companies in the semiconductor industry accelerated the trend towards consolidation in electronics according to A.T. Kearney's Industrials Executive M&A Report 2019. The semiconductor industry itself obviously is also in full flux with IoT (the...

Inside the Philips LiFi luminaire and systems launch: a boost for light fidelity

The March 2018 announcement of the Philips LiFi luminaire offering and Philips LiFi systems solution: what it says and why it matters for the evolution of LiFi (light fidelity) across several use cases in...

Gartner survey finds IoT communication is the main use case for 5G

5G is far from ready to be deployed for IoT and still has several years to go before it can even fulfil its promises for massive IoT. The number of deployed 'things' that need cellular...