Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has released “Preparing for the 5G Future,” a white paper providing valuable background on the new 5G wireless standard, the differences between the two 5G access technologies — 5G LTE and 5G New Radio (NR) — and 5G´s implications for the IoT and other industries, the company said.
Sierra Wireless and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. will also present a webinar on preparing for the 5G future on October 30, 2017, at 4 PM GMT. To register: https://www.iot-now.com/preparing-5g-future/?source=sw-press.
Industry analyst ABI Research is forecasting that mobile broadband operators will generate USD 247 billion in 5G revenues in 2025. However, there is still a great deal of confusion regarding 5G, as industry bodies 3GPP and the International Telecommunication Union´s (ITU) International Mobile Telecommunication system project (IMT-2020) continue to lead development of the new standard.
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