After LTE (Long-Term Evolution, high-speed wireless communication for mobile devices and data terminals based on 4G), scientists are already working on the fifth generation of mobile radio, 5G. “In the fifth generation, however, we are no longer talking about a pure mobile radio system, but about a universal communication system, as this system is designed to allow certain things to be networked with each other, such as Industry 4.0,” explains Thomas Schierbaum from IRT, the joint research centre of the public broadcasters in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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