It’s flattering many a given any year that new smartphones will be denounced during Mobile World Congress. This year’s event, that starts Feb. 26 in Barcelona, is coming to be where Samsung shows off a glossy new Galaxy S9.
But that’s not expected to be a large story from a 2018 show, according to mobile consultant and Computerworld freelancer Dan Rosenbaum.
What’s expected to browbeat MWC 2018 is a continued rollout of 5G networking. Rosenbaum, who’s going to a event, offering a preview of sorts to Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis.
In a nutshell, Rosenbaum explained, 5G networks will concede for aloft information speeds, improved coverage and, maybe many importantly, some-more granular control over who gets how many networking bandwidth. That’s going to be vicious as some-more and some-more IoT inclination and sensors come online, and will be pivotal to a success of things like smart cities and autonomous driving.
Various carriers have been contrast 5G in a U.S., with an eye toward some-more widespread rollouts in 2020. And with that date quick approaching, it’s a given that 5G will browbeat this year’s MWC, he said.
For a audio-only version, click play (or locate adult on all progressing episodes) below. Or we can find us on iTunes, where we can download any part and listen during your leisure.
Happy listening, and please, send feedback or suggestions for destiny topics to us. We’d adore to hear from you.