The pandemic has caused hiccups in some regions, but the super-fast wireless tech keeps rolling out.
5G cellular service isn't showing up in smart lights and plugs yet, but you might start to see it at the fringes of smart home tech.
CNET Now What looks at the hurdles in the way of getting 5G networks fully in place.
A big boost in speed and responsiveness is just the tip of the iceberg for the next-generation cellular technology being rolled out now.
Amid pandemic-induced social distancing, 5G could help us get medical care in a safer, more virtual way.
China isn't the only country jockeying for control. The US dominated 4G's expansion and expects to do the same now.
But it’s complicated. Here's everything you need to know about 5G and your health.
The bottom line on the biggest thing in cellular data.
5G is the next generation of wireless networks and promises a mobile experience that's 10x to 100x faster than today's 4G networks.
We say the word promise because we're in the early days of 5G. When more smartphones and networks support 5G tech, it will have far-reaching consequences for consumers, from the cars we drive (or that drive us) to the food we eat to the safety of our roads to the ways we shop to the entertainment we share with family and friends. And that doesn't include things we haven't yet imagined because we've never had the capability to unlock those new scenarios.
Today, 5G may seem confusing even as it's widely hyped. We're here to help you sort fact from fiction, weed through the acronyms and jargon, and figure out when and how 5G can change the way you live. And we'll keep you from getting caught up in hyperbole -- and empty promises.