Most analysts believe that having widespread 5G networks available in the United states till at least end of 2019 and likely 2020,
says Fung—but even then, “there aren’t even very many phones that are capable of taking advantage of this technology in the United States.”
What is millimeter wave technology?
5G networks have many different telecommunication technologies on the table for creating the 5G network. One of these would be utilizing the millimeter wavelengths. This would relieve the more congested Radio bands that our everyday devices communicate with currently. This will allow the 5G devices to broadcast over millimeter waves frequency.