5G is a 5th generation mobile network. This is a new global wireless standard followed by 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. 5G enables a new type of network designed to connect almost anything, including machines, objects, and devices. Higher productivity and better efficiency empower new users and connect new industries.

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ITs Guru - Everything You Need to Know About 5G Infographic