Verizon to test 5G Network in 2016

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Well, many of us are still clocking to the 3G networks and Verizon is planning to test the 5 G network in 2016 in States. Verizon is one of the largest carrier in the U.S. an already have half billion subscriver base,

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Verizon is the first U.S. wireless carrier to publicly reveal its intentions for creating a faster network. Verizon has confirmed this in a blogpost and they revealed that they will test the 5G network anytime by 2016. Verizon is working hard with its partners to make this into reality. Here are the details of the partnerships with different companies:

  • Verizon, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, Qualcomm and Samsung kicked-off the inaugural Verizon 5G Technology Forum last month, and have established working teams to ensure an aggressive pace of innovation.
  • 5G network environments, or “sandboxes,” are being created in Verizon’s Waltham, Mass., and San Francisco Innovation Centers. Just like in the early days of the development of 4G LTE technology, collaborating in a shared environment will foster compelling applications faster.
  • Verizon and its partners are committed to beginning technology field trials in 2016.

Further, it is also revealed that if all works well than commercially Verizon will start moving to 5G networks.

Guys are you ready for this?