By 2020, there will be 50 billion devices connected to the internet that will generate will over $8 trillion in Value at Stake, according to a recent report by Cisco and DHL That’s quite a leap in connections.
What has to happen before the connections can grow from 15 billion to 50 billion? Intel predicts that growth of 5G will happen, as the next step in the evolution of connectivity. But the question remains about exactly what forces will influence the manifestation of 5G and how long it will take to really arrive. Diego R. Lopez, Senior Technology Expert at Telefonica I+D, offered his perspective on how we’re are to get to that point.
Read about it in Getting to 5G