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Learn about two wireless technology : 5G and Wi-Fi

For many years, two forms of wireless technology coexisted. Wi-Fi is a sort of local area network (LAN) that is mostly utilized inside, such as in a house or office.

People can use cellular networks, like major operators’ 4G LTE networks, both inside and outside over long distances. This is a type of wide-area network (WAN) called a “cellular network.” 

When it comes to speed, latency, and capacity, both 5G and Wi-Fi 6 are better than their predecessors. But what is the optimum use for each technology?

What Exactly Is 5G?

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5G networks will be 50 times faster, 10 times less latency, and 1,000 times larger than 4G/LTE networks.

As a result, 5G will be able to connect more devices and send more data than ever before, which will lead to faster connection times and better user experiences for everyone.

You’ll need a 5G-capable smartphone if you wish to join the 5G network. The same thing happened with LTE.

What exactly is Wi-Fi?

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Wi-Fi operates on unlicensed airwaves, which are open to the public but have a rather weak signal. 

It costs us money to get the internet to our door, so we pay an internet service provider (ISP) to do that. We then use a router to get Wi-Fi all over our house.

Using the same Wi-Fi frequency range as your neighbors might be inconvenient, especially if you reside in a low-bandwidth location.

Wi-Fi is divided into two types: 2.4GHz and 5GHz. If you want to talk about speed, the 2.4GHz band has a lower theoretical peak speed than the 5GHz band, which has faster speeds but can’t get through walls.



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