JUN 23, 2020 9:00 AM PDT

Frighteningly Fast: 5G by the Numbers

WRITTEN BY: Lawrence Renna

5G is the fifth-generation technology for cellular networks and will likely be the successor to the 4G (fourth-generation) cellular network, which covers a majority of the mobile phones. 5G networks will be capable of delivering speeds 100 times faster than current 4G networks. This new infrastructure could lead to a technological explosion of connected devices, such as autonomous driving vehicles and advanced drones. 5G is a fascinating technology with remarkable performance metrics enabling new applications; check out the stats here!

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About the Author
  • Hello! I am a scientist currently living in Southern California, although I am originally from the east coast. I received my B.S. in Chemistry from Northeastern University in 2012, and my Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I also had a postdoctoral appointment at the University of California, Irvine. I have written 25+ peer-reviewed articles, several patents, and one book chapter. I am a reviewer for scientific manuscripts, and a freelance editor and writer. Outside of science, I enjoy spending time with my family, training Jiu-Jitsu, and baking sourdough bread. I am happy to be writing for LabRoots.
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