Listen: Bringing 5G to Life with Derek Johnston of Samsung

 

As the world gets more connected and IoT devices become more comprehensive, the network sustaining them has to be powerful enough for thousands of interwoven devices. Luckily, 5G is on the horizon. Derek Johnston, Head of US Marketing for Networks for Samsung Electronics America, dives in to the capabilities of 5G and how each industry might find use in its powerful bandwidth.

“5G, you know, it stands to kind of transform the industry again by really kind of amping up this throughput, the capacity and the low latency,” Johnston said. “in other words the speed in which people would be able to access the internet and get all sorts of new and innovative things. It’s essentially like putting fiber in your pocket, if you will.”

This updated in wireless networking will have a much larger impact on people than felt just in their cellphones though. The application will have the ability to transcend wireless technologies.

“The interesting thing about 5G is that it really starts to open up new use cases that go kind of beyond mobile networks and things that we can do with our smartphones,” Johnston said. “Again, smartphones, the technology has advanced incredibly over the years. With 5G, it really opens up the new use cases and applications that go beyond the mobile network. And that’s everything from really energizing augmented reality or virtual reality and the applications that can be done there.”

For those not ready to make the switch to 5G, there is still hope. Development on 4G LTE will continue, according to Johnston.

“I think 4G LTE has a lot of life left in it. There has been a continued evolution of the 4G LTE standard to LTE Advanced and LTE Advanced PRO and these new releases that continue to come out have really taken 4G LTE which is ultimately kind of the next generation mobile data network to now expanding that use to IoT-based solutions and other types of kind of networking technologies,” Johnston said.

Ultimately, the world will progress into a 5G dominated space, and that may be coming sooner than many think.

For more information on Samsung, log on to https://www.samsung.com/us/.

For the latest news, videos, and podcasts in the Software and Electronics Industry, be sure to subscribe to our industry publication.

Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!
Twitter – twitter.com/marketscale
Facebook – facebook.com/marketscale
LinkedIn – linkedin.com/company/marketscale

Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!

Image

Latest

innovative data center practices
Applied Digital Strengthens Community Relations through Innovative Data Center Practices
May 21, 2024

As Applied Digital continues to expand its footprint across rural America, its commitment to integrating with and revitalizing local communities stands out. The company’s unique approach to building and operating data centers brings advanced technology to these areas while stimulating local economies and fostering community development. How does Applied Digital ensure seamless integration and…

Read More
data center operators
From Fields to Data Centers: Applied Digital’s Training Program Transforms Farmers into Data Center Operators
May 21, 2024

Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting Operations and Public Affairs at Applied Digital, emphasizes the transformative impact of Applied Digital’s training programs, which convert agricultural land into high-tech data centers and enable farmers to transition into skilled data center operators. This initiative highlights the company’s commitment to community development and technological advancement.

Read More
water conservation and sustainability
Water Conservation and Sustainability Are Critical for a Data Center’s Success
May 21, 2024

Digital infrastructure is essential, and as data centers expand, their environmental impact, water conservation and sustainability have come under scrutiny. As the demand for data storage and processing capabilities grows exponentially, so does the concern for the environmental impact of these facilities, particularly in terms of water usage. Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting…

Read More
AI-driven computing
Reducing the Gap in Skilled Trades Can Be Solved by Boosting Trade Education Initiatives
May 21, 2024

Currently, skilled trades are facing significant shortages making the need for innovative solutions and passionate involvement more urgent than before. Statistics indicate a looming gap in the workforce, expected to reach millions in the next decade, as older generations retire without sufficient newcomers to fill their roles. At the heart of this issue is…

Read More