In this Tech Talk, Erik Dahlman, Senior Expert in Radio Access Technologies within Ericsson Research talks about 5G or fifth-generation radio access, what it is and what we believe it will bring us.
Today, over half of the global population lives in cities and the growth of urban areas is predicted to continue. 45 percent of people living in cities today own a smartphone and a large share of mobile data traffic is already being generated in metro areas. City people rely on their devices to ease the challenges of everyday life, and having good mobile coverage is now ranked among the top five satisfaction factors in cities. However, in many cities around the world, app coverage is surprisingly limited.