EP 243 5G–Whizz!!



It’s on its way. The fifth generation of wireless technology, called 5G, promises to grow the world’s economic output, add millions of new jobs and create breakthroughs in driver less cars, smart homes and even remote surgery sure to change our lives in ways we cannot yet fully imagine. Can you fathom speeds that are 100 or more times that which we have today with the latest iteration of 4G?  Yet so many questions persist about who will be the first to implement the technology. Many are concerned that there’s a 5G gap and that the United States may be third behind China and South Korea. Roslyn Layton, of the American Enterprise Institute, joins us to discuss the range of issues that government and private industry are grappling with on the way to the brave new world of 5G. It will get you thinking.