While mobile operators have been evangelizing 5G for the last decade, 2019 was the year that 5G network deployments actually started to become a reality. But there continue to be several unknowns about how 5G will actually work and if it can be immediately monetized. Determining these factors will be pivotal to the success of 5G this year.
Among other things, 5G will enable mobile internet speeds that will pave the way for a new generation of highly reliable, real-time, automated services, like smart cities and highways. And many businesses are eager to begin preparing for how to capitalize on the first 5G services that consumers begin to move toward.