South Korea, European Union join forces to develop 5G wireless technology

Shawn Knight

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South Korea and the European Union have announced a partnership that will see the two countries work together to develop 5G wireless technology. It's a move that'll no doubt help speed up the transition to 5G but don't expect blazing...

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H3llion

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First delivery 4G everywhere and unlimited data plans for either cheaper or free. It's all well and good bringing all these new and awesome technologies but when we have data caps or expensive plans it's pretty much useless imho.

I wish that Internet would be used for TV, Phone, Mobiles and unlimited data, but hey, no one would make billions now would they...
 
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ikesmasher

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The problem with data standards is everyone is so slow and reluctant to move up to the newest one.

Also, the problem with wireless data period is that it costs a laughable amount. at least in america.
 

misor

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Which country is the European Union?
My best advice to you is to pull out the Concise Oxford dictionary and look up the word "union". Once you've understood what the word means you 'should' be able to answer your own question.
lol, just watched an old supply-your-own-dialogue 'prawn' movie in which the actor definitely has no geography credits.
he said to the woman, "so, you're from European?...". he repeated the question several times more. to be sure that I didn't miss the first time, I was forced to watch the movie several times too. :)

on topic: wow at 1000x projected speed of 5g technology versus current 4g.

currently, Philippine telecoms now offer 20-30mbps over 4g LTE using LTE-capable smartphones as claimed by some subscribers.
 

havok585

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@OP

"South Korea and the European Union have announced a partnership that will see the two countries work together...etc."

EU is a country? no wonder ppl say the level of education in US is on a record low since, forever.
 
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Skidmarksdeluxe

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lol, just watched an old supply-your-own-dialogue 'prawn' movie in which the actor definitely has no geography credits.
he said to the woman, "so, you're from European?...". he repeated the question several times more. to be sure that I didn't miss the first time, I was forced to watch the movie several times too. :)

on topic: wow at 1000x projected speed of 5g technology versus current 4g.

currently, Philippine telecoms now offer 20-30mbps over 4g LTE using LTE-capable smartphones as claimed by some subscribers.
Our 4G LTE is quite rapid as well but unfortunately you have to have a contract with a wireless provider and their prices are eye bulging. Fortunately I'm on wi-fi 90% of the time and if I want to use mobile data which is not all that often, 3G is still good enough for me.
 

atherosXD

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Which country is the European Union?
My best advice to you is to pull out the Concise Oxford dictionary and look up the word "union". Once you've understood what the word means you 'should' be able to answer your own question.
lol, just watched an old supply-your-own-dialogue 'prawn' movie in which the actor definitely has no geography credits.
he said to the woman, "so, you're from European?...". he repeated the question several times more. to be sure that I didn't miss the first time, I was forced to watch the movie several times too. :)

on topic: wow at 1000x projected speed of 5g technology versus current 4g.

currently, Philippine telecoms now offer 20-30mbps over 4g LTE using LTE-capable smartphones as claimed by some subscribers.

actually it can go up as high as 42mbps

I can even gt 35mbps on my city (San Fernando, La Union)

but still
 

atherosXD

Posts: 13   +3
Which country is the European Union?
My best advice to you is to pull out the Concise Oxford dictionary and look up the word "union". Once you've understood what the word means you 'should' be able to answer your own question.
lol, just watched an old supply-your-own-dialogue 'prawn' movie in which the actor definitely has no geography credits.
he said to the woman, "so, you're from European?...". he repeated the question several times more. to be sure that I didn't miss the first time, I was forced to watch the movie several times too. :)

on topic: wow at 1000x projected speed of 5g technology versus current 4g.

currently, Philippine telecoms now offer 20-30mbps over 4g LTE using LTE-capable smartphones as claimed by some subscribers.

acctually it can go up as high as 42mbps

I can even gt 35mbps on my city (San Fernando, La Union)

but still

my bad. my comment just posted even if I didn't post it yet.

back to what I am saying. I still connected to 3G/HSPA+ since it got better coverage and my average is always at 8mbps and max 13mbps.