The fifth generation of mobile networking technology (5G) ranks is seen as a key enabler for the digital transformation, whereas cloud computing is considered the first. Most industrial companies plan to implement 5G within two years and many consider acquiring their own private licenses.
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Sixty-six percent of organisations have plans to deploy 5G by 2020, mainly for IoT communications and video, with operational efficiency being the key driver. However, communications services providers (CSPs) don't seem to have their networks ready.