Your Guide to Enterprise 5G

 Oct 13, 2020   |    Black Box

It’s estimated that the number of 5G subscriptions will reach 190 million by the end of 2020 and an incredible 2.8 billion by 2025.

And now, iPhone users are no exception! With the recent announcement of the new, 5G-enabled Apple iPhone 12, Strategy Analytics forecasts that Apple will become the leader in 5G smartphones surpassing Samsung. “As carriers roll out 5G in the United States, a significant number of consumers will adopt the service quickly — if it delivers on its promise of faster speeds and better coverage,” said Kevin Westcott, Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP, U.S. Telecom, Media, and Entertainment.

So, what is 5G and what does all this 5G buzz mean for you? Check the latest resources from Black Box and our partners to learn about the next generation of mobile connectivity and how it will shape the future of mobility for end-users and businesses alike!

What is 5G?

5G is shaping the cellular and in-building networks of tomorrow, but the most common question is: “what is it and how does it work?” These articles will help you understand fifth generation of cellular wireless/mobile technology and how it fuels innovations in IoT and communication.

5G FAQ

When will 5G really arrive for me? Why is 5G taking so long? How will 5G affect indoor wireless traffic? Find out the answer to all these questions and more.

What Is 5G? by Cisco

While earlier generations of cellular technology (such as 4G LTE) focused on ensuring connectivity, 5G takes connectivity to the next level. Learn how 5G delivers connected experiences from the cloud to clients.

Common 5G Questions from CommScope

The approach of 5G should become an important part of your LTE strategy. Discover common questions about LTE growth and how it is shaping the evolution of 5G technology.

5G & OnGo

The explosion of wireless devices is propelling digitization in the workplace. Implement a 5G strategy that reinvents workflow, drives productivity and improves end-user satisfaction. Learn how 5G and OnGo networking solutions deliver uncompromised connectivity.

What are the Benefits of 5G?

Next-generation wireless technology brings the promise of faster speeds, low bandwidth, and data-driven insight that has a positive impact on the customer experience, ROI, and growth. Learn how 5G will enable business transformation in these resources.

5G, What’s the Deal?

A comprehensive 5G strategy will create uniform user experiences across hundreds of locations or support thousands of wireless devices in high-density environments. Uncover the promises of 5G, including: delivery speeds in excess of 1 Gbps, delivery of ultra-low latency <1 mSec, and delivery of effective IoT to a massive number of devices.

Why do you need Wi-Fi 6 in a 5G world? By Aruba

Why do we need Wi-Fi 6 given 5G is around the corner? Aruba discusses the capabilities of Wi-Fi 6, economic aspect of Wi-Fi 6 compared to 5G and how 5G and Wi-Fi 6 are complementary technologies.

5G shaping the always on networks of tomorrow

The wireless industry has coalesced around three primary use cases for 5G: enhanced mobile broadband, IoT, and high-reliability, low-latency networks. Learn why 5G is poised to deliver the exciting promises of a connected world.

How Can You Prepare for 5G? 

With the anticipated growth of 5G, it is easy to become overwhelmed by the requirements for enterprise-wide adoption. Just remember that 4G LTE has only now reached maturity and is far from obsolete.  But just because 5G is in its infancy now, doesn’t mean you should sit on the sidelines and wait for it grow, so what you do now determines how successful your implementation is later on.

The Transition to 5G

Expect 5G technology to make its way into the existing frequency bands over the next two or three years and to be in widespread use by 2022. But, what you need to do now depends on your existing system. Here are a few guidelines to give you an idea of what to expect as you move to 5G.

The 5G Timeline

We’ve all seen the ads, 5G is here, now. But, it was a long time in the making. It took about 25 years to go from 1G, introduced in the eighties, to the move to digital: 2G, 3G, and then to 4G, introduced in 2010 in the U.S. 5G has been in the works since 4G was released. So, when will it be a reality for you?

Reimagining the End-to-End Mobile Network in the 5G Era

Any new end-to-end mobile network deployed today must adopt basic 5G system architecture principles even if it’s using LTE access. Operators should embrace these key principles that underpin the foundation of the 5G system architecture.

Eat, Sleep, Breathe 5G— How Our Black Box Team is #Living5G!

From deploying in-building 5G to designing the network that makes 5G connectivity possible, the Black Box team is #Living5G. Over the next several weeks, join our team members around the world as they come together and share how they “Eat, Sleep, Breathe, 5G” despite the social distancing between us! Follow #Living5G to see photos from our international team on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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