On Life, the Universe and 6G
10/21/2021 | 13 pages
In this Signals Flash, we offer our thoughts on the future of 5G NR, 5G Advanced, and whatever comes next (6G according to the mathematicians).
We discuss the role of the enterprise and the vertical markets in the future success of the new standards and why the initial successes of 5G was both a good and a bad thing. Ultimately, the future success of 5G Advanced and 6G is predicated more on factors well outside of engineering prowess and technical might. 6G in Terahertz frequencies will be much easier to achieve than the new business models and relationships that are required to make 6G (and 5G Advanced) a success.