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Saturday September 12, 2015

Verizon To Be First To Field Test Crazy-Fast 5G Wireless

It is possible that we see the successor to 4G as early as 2017, courtesy of Verizon. The carrier’s findings show that 5G should be 30 to 50 times faster than the current 4G network.

The nation's largest wireless carrier will begin field trials on so-called fifth-generation, or 5G, technology within the next 12 months, Roger Gurnani, chief information and technology architect for Verizon, said in an interview last week. He expects "some level of commercial deployment" to begin by 2017.