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AT&T Aids Real-World Testing Of Mobile 5G

3/13/2017 08:00:00 AM Eastern

5G promises to revolutionize the way we access the web, but roadblocks remain — literal ones like trees and trucks and rain. But AT&T has developed a toaster-sized radio that allows for real-world testing, and is sharing the technology with all.

"Live-streaming a virtual-reality broadcast. Downloading a 90-minute high-definition TV show to your smartphone in less than three seconds. Sending instant updates on road conditions to self-driving vehicles. These scenarios are impossible or prohibitively expensive on current cellular networks, but they should be feasible with the next generation of wireless connectivity, 5G."

Read More at MIT Technology Review

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