5G in 5: Top Tech This Week – December 2

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Here’s this week’s rundown of our favorite pieces of 5G news and stories about emerging and innovative technologies. To follow the series, check back here every week and look out for #5Gin5 posts from @Facesof5G.

5G + AI – How transformative could 5G be? Combine it with the power of AI and find out. The Wall Street Journal’s James Rundle and Angus Loten take a look at how both technologies can reshape factories, hospitals, and even cities. Read more here.

Automotive Impact – When it comes to electric and autonomous vehicles, Freeman Shen of WM Motor Technology Group warns, “If you don’t have 5G you just cannot make it.” Read more from his remarks at Fortune’s Global Tech Forum here.

Future of Farming – John Deere showcased a new agriculture tool through the “Command Cab.” With 5G connectivity, the cab will be able to monitor crop performance and use AI to recommend different practices to farmers. Read more here.

Spectrum Boost – What is one of the keys to a successful 5G network? Spectrum. Nokia’s Darrell Davies breaks down the conversation around millimeter wave spectrum and explains how it fits into the bigger 5G picture. Read more here

“G” Evolution – We cannot have 5G without 4G. The new 5G network will work in unison with the existing 4G infrastructure to bring the latest speeds to consumers and businesses. Read more here.

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