5G

Some Say, “With 5G, No Need for Fiber Networks.” They Are Wrong

This week, I read an article stating that 5G “gives developers the ability to scale up projects more easily because there’s no need to build extensive fiber-optic networks to keep data flowing.” This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, fiber is the essential backbone for all 5G networks to operate, for fronthaul, midhaul, backhaul, and the densification needed to network between small cells.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: optics.fiberbroadband.org

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