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Introduction

5G is on track to launch in 2020 and will eventually support a huge variety of services ranging from mobile broadband and Internet of Things to ultra-reliable communications, but early market hype needs a reality check.

Highlights

  • 5G is the future of mobile communications, but it is five years from commercial launch and nearly a decade from mass-market adoption, so 4G/3G/2G will pay the bills for many years to come.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand the current status of 5G and the timeline for its standardization and commercialization
  • Learn the realistic timeline for 5G services, in contrast to industry hype

Key questions answered

  • What are the three new use cases for 5G, and how will they impact its rollout and adoption?
  • What are the new features of 5G, and when will they come to market?

Table of contents

Summary

  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

Market status

  • 5G reality

Market dynamics

  • 5G hype?

Market outlook

  • 5G launch and adoption

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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