Wednesday, April 3, 2019, was a big day for commercial 5G as United State’s Telecom service provider Verizon switched on its commercial 5G network in two cities, while South Korea’s service providers switched on their commercial 5G networks.
Ericsson is a Verizon 5G network partner, and a 5G network partner to two of the three South Korean service providers: SK Telecom and KT. Commercially available smartphones were used in launch events in the US and South Korea on April 3.
South Koreans can download a movie in less than a second now. SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus, three giants of the Korean Telecom industry launched events across Seoul for the Galaxy S10 5G. 5G is paving the way for the Internet of things. Quick and efficient internet can cater to the need for highly integrated devices.
Through the fifth generation internet, the global economy is expected to be benefited for $565 billion by 2034, according to London-based Global System for Mobile Communications, an industry alliance. Rival LG is planning to launch V50 ThinQ, immediately. Whereas Verizon in the US is working with Lenovo’s Moto Z3 smartphone to offer 5G.
When is your country upgrading to the 5G Network? South Korea has upgraded to 5G