6G: Fulfilling the Promise of 5G

6G: Fulfilling the Promise of 5G

This IDC Perspective summarizes the initial efforts to define and standardize the next generation of wireless cellular technology known as the sixth generation (6G) of wireless communications and its impact on businesses. The technology is summarized to help IT managers prepare for a fundamental shift in network architecture."Wireless network upgrades have occurred on a predictable 10-year cycle. Although 6G networks are not expected to be deployed until 2030, the technology will change the underlying capabilities of mobility in a fundamental manner. This will require extensive planning by IT managers to maximize the potential of the technology," said Will Stofega, program director, IDC's Mobile Phone program.

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