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How Optical Networks Are Enabling the 5G Advantage

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Advanced optical components and encoding techniques are enabling 5G networks to achieve a tenfold speed boost over 4G technology.

HANK HOGAN, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

The fifth generation of broadband cellular network technology (5G) offers a more than tenfold increase in speed compared to 4G. It handles a wider variety of devices, provides greater reliability, and operates with lower latency. These benefits signal why 5G services will reach $600 billion in global revenue by 2026, according to a study from Juniper Research. Courtesy of iStock.com/Milepost430Media Projected to comprise 77% of global telecom operator income, these moneys will be generated by people using smartphones and by machines talking to each other, said Sam Barker, head of...Read full article

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