What is 5G and should I care?

What is 5G and should I care? #wireless #data #technology

  In this Current Events Friday’s Post (CE-Friday’s), SC from MissFunctional Money is here to answer the 1.5-year-old question – What is 5G and should I care?   CE-Friday’s – “What you need to know today in less than 500 words”   (Photo courtesy of MissFunctional Money)     So … what is 5G?   Currently, 4G is the mobile network that’s predominantly used worldwide. It’s the “data” part of your cell phone plan that allows you to make calls, send text messages and mindlessly scroll on Instagram surf the web when not connected to Wi-Fi.   Every decade or so, another “generation” of mobile broadband is rolled out — making 5G about 10 years in the making. So, in theory, 5G will ultimately replace/augment the current 4G LTE connection that you already likely use.   Unlike the latest and greatest smartphone which features, like, one tiny upgrade from the previous […]

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