Viewpoints

Viewpoints are the expressed opinions of independent wireless industry analysts and stakeholders. They do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the 5G Americas association or its member companies. 

Viewpoints

5G: A New Generation for Innovation and Security

By Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas (July 2020) In a recent series of new online events, Ericsson President and CEO Börje Ekholm highlighted the need for connectivity during the COVID-19 crisis. He said, “While 4G gave us the app economy, 5G will be the greatest open innovation platform ever.” It’s

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Getting Data to Dense 5G Networks

The fifth generation of wireless cellular networks, or “5G”, is truly at the beginning of a wonderful time for a evolution and  revolution in mobile communications. As of June 2020, there are 82 5G networks around the world, a number which is expected to grow to 206 by the end

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5G and the ‘new normal’

What a year it has been. We are not quite half-way through 2020 yet and it feels like we have lived a lifetime. Hopefully this pandemic is a “once in a lifetime event.” The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic turbulence has set the stage for the possibility of a new

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Will 5G Change the World? RCRWireless News Podcast

With RCRWireless News Editor in Chief, Sean Kinney The outlook for mid-band 5G in the U.S. Chris Pearson, president of 5G Americas, discusses the outlook for mid-band 5G spectrum in the U.S. and how that informs operator deployment strategies and commercialization of new 5G services. And, in a first for our

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COVID-19 Pandemic: The Crucible of 5G Innovation and Leadership

Join 5G Americas‘ President, Chris Pearson and neXT Curve‘s Managing Director and Executive Consultant Leonard Lee on a conversation around COVID-19’s impact on the role of #5G. Their discussion involves the enabling of critical wireless cellular infrastructure that will help societies manage current and future epidemics. Additionally, they cover new

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A conversation about mid-band spectrum

With Microwave Journal Editor, Patrick Hindle In this wide-ranging conversation, 5G Americas President Chris Pearson discusses with Microwave Journal Editor, Patrick Hindle, the implications of America’s status with mid-band spectrum for 5G. Recorded on May 21, 2020. How have wireless cellular networks held up during the pandemic lockdowns? In what

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Service Providers and CBRS: Where’s the Opportunity?

On Monday, May 18, 5G Americas President, Chris Pearson, led a conversation hosted by Fierce Wireless, with 5G industry leaders around the upcoming opportunities surrounding Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum. With the upcoming auction of CBRS spectrum slated for July 23, 2020, new business opportunities open up for network

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7 Layers: 5G Part 2 — Market and Use Cases

SDxCentral original article Want to learn more about how 5G will likely be used in scenarios from self-driving cars, to manufacturing, to augmented reality and understand how telecom investments are made by wireless cellular networks? Understand how 5G networks are expanding throughout the world, as the race to the fifth

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5G and Smart Cities

vWSTS Webinar – Hosted by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) Acceleration of the 5G network, convergent with growth in the number of Smart City-related applications requiring synchronization, amplifies the critical need for accurate and reliable timing throughout the network. A broad range of Smart City-related applications will require

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COVID-19 Pandemic: the Crucible of 5G Innovation and Leadership

May 4, 2020| NextCurve Necessity is the mother of invention.  There has been no moment of need in modern times as urgent as what we face today as humanity grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.  In three months, the virus has spread to over 180 countries around the globe, infecting millions, and has arrested the

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