This article was originally published to the Nokia blog by Marc Vancoppenolle on December 10, 2018.
In high-traffic areas like city centers, networks will become much denser to provide excellent customer experience.
|e all have heard about the many benefits the Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring: revolutionizing existing industries and creating new ones, delivering a new productivity jump and creating more efficiencies, and by this, giving a boost to our economy. On the societal front, the Fourth Industrial Revolution promises to bring advancement in our standard of living: making our life better, safer, healthier, and freeing up more time.|
But this will not happen automatically. Well-crafted policies are needed. Governments and policymakers can do a lot to facilitate the deployment of modern telecom infrastructure able to respond to the connectivity needs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Enabling a wealth of new use-cases like autonomous cars, remote surgery or live virtual reality streaming requires the capacity, speed and low latency that 5G networks will bring.
In high-traffic areas like city centers, networks will become much denser to provide excellent customer experience. Providing huge bandwidth and capacity also requires more and smaller antennas (often called small cells). Ideally, outdoor small cells will be placed on public buildings or publicly owned city infrastructure, and thus, opening up access to physical real estate for 5G infrastructure is critical. Read More