5G today: disruptive world-changer or glorified WiMax?

This is not thatAnd here is where they tend to lose me, because 5G Home is not world-changing Big Vision 5G as described above. So maybe let’s lay off the #MeFirst5G hype about how World-Changing Big Vision 5G has arrived, because the 5G being rolled out now is not that 5G. It’s certainly not the Big Vision 5G that operators and vendors go on about. As you may have noticed, it’s 5G Hype Week, thanks to two industry-related events: MWC Americas in Los Angeles, and the 3GPP Plenary meeting in Australia’s Gold Coast. Even by CCS Insight’s upgraded numbers, 5G will only account for around 20% of mobile connections by 2025.

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