While much of the world is still adjusting to the emergence of 5G technology, Huawei Technologies has set its sights on the next frontier by unveiling the concept of 5.5G networks.
This significant development was announced during a ceremony in Dubai, where Huawei forged partnerships with major telecom industry players such as China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom, as well as du from the United Arab Emirates and the Saudi Telecommunication Company.
Huawei’s assertion is that this new technology offers a whopping tenfold increase in network speed compared to current standards, substantially reduced latency, and significantly more efficient power utilization.
This will allow you to play a VR game or utilize your smart car without any discernible lag. Beyond the immediate benefits for individual consumers, these advancements are poised to trigger a revolutionary transformation across various industries.
And this is not just a dream meant to be realized 10 years later. In fact, Huawei says that 5.5G networks are already being commercialized around the globe. Cao Ming, Huawei’s president of wireless solutions said:
The phase of accelerated commercialization for 5.5G is already underway globally.
The presence of spectrum for 5.5G has already been established in nearly 20 countries, indicating that it’s not merely a futuristic concept but rather a technology on the verge of widespread adoption. Cao Ming underscored the pivotal role this technology plays in enhancing productivity across conventional industries, serving as a herald of a more extensive digital transformation.
But let’s not get carried away already as 5G technology was also promised to be revolutionary and it did not quite live up to its ambitious mark.