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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for TMT?
This Practice Note looks at the concept of 5G mobile technology, including:
What is 5G?
What can 5G be used for?
Legal and regulatory issues
Each generation of mobile technology has brought in something different: 1G introduced analogue voice, 2G introduced digital voice, 3G introduced mobile data, and 4G enabled widespread mobile internet use. The ‘G’ in each case stands for generation, with each generation of wireless being faster, more secure and more reliable than the previous generation.
The next generation of communication networks and services will be the fifth-generation wireless broadband, more commonly referred to as ‘5G’.
According to the Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA), which is a representative body of mobile operators around the world, a 5G connection will fulfil the following criteria:
one to 10Gbps connections to end points in the field
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