In an era where people are constantly seeking connection and living an "always on" mobile life, the demand for uninterrupted connectivity continues to grow. The battle for "coverage equality" has shifted to a fight for a "connected reality" as individuals and businesses rely on mobile devices for communication, commerce, and data mining.
Communications and connectivity have forever changed the world in which we live. When we look at the rural areas throughout the country, it is even more clear that the level of connectedness has become a necessity of a new paradigm where people can work, play, and live anywhere.
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
Text messaging captivated the world in the 1990s and quickly became one of the most prevalent forms of communication globally. Despite the widespread growth of SMS, not much of the technology has changed since it was first released almost three decades ago.