5G, The Next Frontier In Mobile Network Technology!
So what exactly does 5G mean for us? This next generation of mobile network technology will not only provide faster data speeds and greater network capacity, but it will also be able to connect millions of devices, enable the building of new services, and support a broader adoption of applications.
The Internet of Things
5G capability would be able to support a wide-spread application of Internet of Things (IoT) for the benefit of the general public. So what’s the point of connecting with “things”? We’ve all seen those clips of people talking to Alexa, or when their fridge tells them they need more eggs. Being connected to IoT would greatly help with businesses, providing connectivity between machines, vehicle solutions for transportation, or even just knowing when to turn off the lights in the pantry.
A Safer Community
For the adults in the room, it’s an added security layer that keeps your home and family safe. For you to get excited about how this will impact our lives as Malaysians, think about the end of traffic jams. One of the most interesting practical applications for IoT would be beneficial to society in many ways, such as optimising traffic lights to respond to real-time traffic conditions and prevent traffic jams. Plus, we would probably see the rise of driverless cars. It won’t just be an Elon Musk dream- in the near future, it’s possible that Malaysian cars will be driverless! 5G would make Malaysian traffic jams a thing of the past.
Bringing Entertainment To Life
Real-time seamless VR in a shared reality with multiple people in different countries? It’s definitely possible. Think about all the things you can do now that physical limitations can be overcome with VR. Imagine having VR vacations, visiting your friends in another country, or on-site meeting visits all without leaving the comfort of your home. Full-fledged interactive worlds are within your reach with 5G-supported VR tech.
Malaysia is one of the first countries in Asia to introduce 5G, as claimed by chairman of Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Al-Ishsal Ishak. This move is in conjunction with the government’s National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP) that will further develop fiber optic infrastructure and to ensure effective distribution of spectrum throughout the country, providing Malaysians with high-quality and affordable digital connectivity. 5G is the next step in ensuring that Malaysians will be able to benefit from staying connected.
Digi’s introduction of 5G will open the door to a Malaysia with stronger IoT support, and with it, a better life for everyone. Come try out what 5G has to offer you at the showcase here.