Is 5 just what comes after 4?

The fifth generation of mobile phone technology — 5G — promises higher data rates and more reliable communication than previous generations, leading to a variety of novel applications. But to make this a reality, developments in a range of technologies will be required.

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Fig. 1: A 5G network.

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Médard, M. Is 5 just what comes after 4?. Nat Electron 3, 2–4 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-019-0361-8

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