5G; first there was a vision, then there was hype, then there were promises. Finally, it’s here (or at the very least coming soon to a network near you). Even in the UK, a market that was in danger of lagging behind on its 4G launches, we’re seeing EE switch on its 5G services in six UK cities this week, with Vodafone UK hot on its heels with a July launch.
So now it’s real, it’s timely to ask what will these new 5G services be? What will they deliver? And crucially how we can be sure that the promised answers to those first two questions are being delivered against?
These questions will among those posed to CSPs at the upcoming Telecom Assurance Cloud Summit (London: 11 June).