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Activity Discussion Science & Technology When are we going to enter into the 5G world? Reply To: When are we going to enter into the 5G world?

  • Dilip

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    June 17, 2024 at 5:46 pm
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    According to the information available as of August 2023, the rollout of 5G networks has been progressing steadily around the world, though the timeline for widespread 5G adoption can vary by region.

    Here’s a brief overview of the 5G landscape as of that time:

    • 5G networks were first launched commercially in 2019, with early deployments in countries like South Korea, the United States, and parts of Europe.

    • By 2023, 5G had been deployed in over 70 countries globally, with hundreds of 5G networks in operation. Major economies like China, Japan, Germany, and the UK had seen significant 5G rollouts.

    • However, full nationwide 5G coverage was still an ongoing process, with rural and remote areas lagging behind urban centers in many places. Factors like infrastructure buildout, spectrum allocation, and device availability impacted the pace of 5G deployment.

    • Industry analysts projected that by 2025, 5G networks would cover about 60% of the global population, though actual adoption rates would vary based on local conditions and consumer demand.

    • The COVID-19 pandemic introduced some delays and challenges, but 5G development and rollout generally remained a high priority for many governments and telecom providers around the world.

    So in summary, while the transition to widespread 5G is well underway, the exact timeline for when every region will achieve full 5G coverage is still uncertain as of 2023. Continued infrastructure investment and technology advances should drive further 5G proliferation in the coming years.

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