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5G: Network Infrastructure Spending in 2021 on a Tear

By Dick Weisinger

5G network infrastructure spending is expected to hit a record of more than $19 billion in 2021, nearly a 40 percent increase over 2020, according to Gartner. Spending declined slightly throughout 2020 because of the pandemic, but has picked up

5G and the Wireless Grid: Powering IoT Devices by Harvesting Power from 5G

By Dick Weisinger

5G was designed for enabling fast and low-latency communication, but high-frequency high-radiated power density that it uses also is an enabler of a wireless power grid to power small Internet of Thing devices. Aline Eid, researcher at Georgia Tech’s ATHENA

5G and Mobile Edge Computing: Low Latency to Drive New Experiences

By Dick Weisinger

Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) and 5G technology will team up to create mobile user experiences with low latency and high bandwidth. Dan Picker, CTO of Inseego, said that “the 5G air interface is so low latency that operators are able

Private 5G: Local Rollouts Speed Past Public Rollouts

By Dick Weisinger

While 5G is technically here, public rollout will come only over time. But that isn’t stopping a lot of businesses with large facilities or manufacturing plants from beginning to already use it. 5G is being rolled out to support small

5G and the Edge: Compute and Communications Converging

By Dick Weisinger

The growth of Edge Computing will lead to a proliferation of devices connected to the internet that need to receive AI and machine learning model information and/or report back to the cloud sensor and status information. Edge and 5G technologies