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Preparing for 5G

5G could be significantly more disruptive than LTE and the hype around technical drivers and requirements for 5G can easily obscure real business requirements and opportunities.

Janette Stewart, Principal at Analysys Mason, discusses the use cases for 5G and industry standards being put in place.
Operators' role in IoT and M2M and how they can move up the value chain.
Janette Stewart, Principal at Analysys Mason, discusses the use cases for 5G and industry standards being put in place.

5G is being positioned for delivery of a wide range of new applications, device types and mobile experience, suggesting that the structure of the mobile market and business models will change radically.

With LTE-A advanced being further standardised in parallel, the path to 5G and the associated specifications represents the most complex mobile evolution that the industry has undertaken to date.

Analysys Mason has conducted world-leading research and consulting on 2G, 3G and 4G communications and continues to be at the forefront of providing technology and spectrum advice about LTE-A and the path to 5G. 

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