Thursday, 14 November 2019

Nokia: 5G is in a state of flux and will be until 2021

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Tuesday 10 September 19

Nokia's CTO, Marcus Weldon, expects the true power of 5G to be unleashed in around 12-18 months' time, as new technologies come out of R&D and into the field

With operators across the world rushing to deploy their fledgling 5G network offerings, consumers could be in for some underwhelming experiences as media hype overtakes network performance, according to a senior industry expert. Speaking exclusively to Total Telecom on Tuesday, Nokia's chief technology officer, Marcus Weldon said that the 5G market was in a state of flux and would remain so until the end of 2020 or the beginning of 2021. "I'm often asked when I expect to see the big deployment of 5G occur and become really impactful…

With operators across the world rushing to deploy their fledgling 5G network offerings, consumers could be in for some underwhelming experiences as media hype overtakes network performance, according to a senior industry expert. Speaking exclusively to Total Telecom on Tuesday, Nokia's chief technology officer, Marcus Weldon said that the 5G market was in a state of flux and would remain so until the end of 2020 or the beginning of 2021. "I'm often asked when I expect to see the big deployment of 5G occur and become really impactful…

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