US Innovation Depends on 5G Buildout

March 05, 2017

Innovation is taking place at the local level. Across the U.S., cities are striving to become “Smart Cities,” which in its simplest form means applying information and communications technologies to urban challenges. While it is easy to get excited about the shiny objects that are permeating the Smart City conversation  - such as driverless cars -  it is also important to understand underlying and enabling technologies like 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT). They play an important role in creating cities of the future.