During the next few years, the promise of 5G and its impact on subscribers will be revealed in significant ways. With lower latency and speeds expected to grow to at least 10 times that of 4G LTE, 5G is being hailed as the driver of the next industrial revolution that will drive an estimated $2.2 trillion in economic value by 2034.1
The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) held its 2019 Annual Convention last week at the Omni Providence Hotel. We were thrilled to once again support the CCA as a Pinnacle sponsor this year and excited to have the chance to meet with many of our U.S. customers, partners and colleagues to discuss smart investments for the wireless customer's future.
In our industry there’s certainly no shortage of articles, predictions, or hypotheses for the next generation of networks. In fact, there’s so much talk, that 7G is already a moniker appearing in industry rags, and I’m sure a little more research would have revealed even more sequential "G" references.
By Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief of RCR Wireless News.
While 5G is and will remain the topic du jour in the telecom industry, it will be years before the next generation of cellular makes its way out of metropolitan areas to provide widespread access to new types of services.
The CCA’s recent Mobile Carriers Show brought together regional and rural carriers from across the U.S. to discuss the challenges impacting their businesses and discover new ways to create value for their brands. A key highlight of the show was the “Pitch Perfect Keynote Lunch” that challenged six companies to pitch their best revenue generating solutions for carriers, in six minutes or less.