Qualcomm’s Dean Brenner explains 5G spectrum and the ‘game changer’ DSS

Venture Beat | Jun 14, 2019 at 1:05 PM
  • Understanding cellular technology begins with one key piece of information: Cell phones, personal hotspot pucks, and other cellular devices are all sophisticated two-way radios, such that each new generation (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G) adds additional ways to speed up the radio communications between your device and nearby towers.
  • VentureBeat: 5G phones are adding millimeter wave (24-39GHz) spectrum support.
  • VentureBeat: Thinking back to prior phone generations, one of the big goals for each generation is a “world phone” — a phone that’s capable of working outside your home country on whatever the dominant new network standard is, pretty much everywhere in the world.