5G Australia is coming as was recently announced in the 5G Australia summit. The benefits of the fifth generation are not limited to increased speeds of internet access. Since 5G mobile phones are already in the making, it would be a good idea to stay up to date.

The introduction of a 5G network will guarantee a competitive and reliable 5G ecosystem, and establish a connected Australia.

Key Topics – 5G Australia Summit

  • Difficulties and possibilities that we can expect in 2019.
  • Building business, construction of industry 4.0, gaming and more.
  • Development of infrastructure and landscape.
  • Challenges of implementation of 5G Australia.
  • Creating a 5G ecosystem that will be competitive.

If you’re not as familiar with the concept of 5G, keep on reading to find out more.

What Is a 5G Mobile Network

This is the fifth generation of mobile internet, which brings us multiple speeds, greater coverage, and responsiveness. Wireless speed will be 10 to 100 times higher than what is currently available. This means you will be able to download an entire season of your favorite series in just a few seconds. Still, speed is just one of the benefits.

Thanks to the new enhanced features of the network, we will get closer to the day when driverless cars will communicate with each other with ease, while the transmission of ultra-realistic video materials will be a matter of everyday life. Clearly, this is a revolutionary step that will change the world and we honestly can’t wait for 5G Australia to come!

If we rely on dates, 5G will become a standard before 2025. In order to achieve this, it is necessary to first upgrade the equipment and provide users with a wide enough choice of hardware that supports the next generation of data transmission.

In order to be ready to welcome 5G Australia, you need to be familiar with the theme, ie. terms that will be widely discussed in the coming period.

5G Australia

5G Australia

5G NR – New Radio

This is a new standard that the entire IT industry relies on. As always with the introduction of something new, there is a need for agreement on unique standards that everyone will apply. As the specification agreement is reached, providers and hardware manufacturers can begin planning for chip production that will operate within the 5G network.

It is therefore important that all operators use the same standards. For now, 5G NRs are deployed by AT&T and T-Mobile in the US, while Verizon has not yet done so. Fortunately, this company does not intend to invent an alternative, but simply goes its own course of development.

Milimeter Wave

Mobile networks transmit data over the air using frequencies of e.g. 700 megahertz. Low frequencies transfer less data but have a larger range. To achieve the promised speeds announced by 5G, it is necessary to use a high-frequency range between 24 and 100 gigahertz – millimeter waves.

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The problem is that these frequencies are extremely sensitive, so even the smallest obstacle is a real problem. Companies are currently working on solutions that would guarantee the use of these frequencies in a reliable manner. The widespread use of new technology will depend on when it arrives.



At the moment, the biggest problem is precisely how to transmit data over long distances. And while millimeter waves bring great capacity, there are real obstacles. With companies announcing the introduction of the next generation of mobile internet this year, it is to be expected that there are already many solutions underway.