Back to the future
A macro-level summary of how 5G, IoT and new technologies will affect the shape of telecom infrastructure
As one of the leading players in the 5G technology ‘arms race’ currently underway, Ericsson have a unique perspective on the potential of the next generation of telecoms and how it will be rolled out. TowerXchange picked the brains of Ezio Zerbini, a vastly experienced CTO within Ericsson’s Italian telecoms unit, about how he sees this new technology rolling out, and what it means for tower owners.
TowerXchange: What’s your vision for 2020? Where do you think we will be with 4G/LTE+/5G rollouts?
Ezio Zerbini, GCU Telecom Italia CTO, Ericsson:
Ericsson’s vision is that in 2020, society will start to become fully networked with connectivity not only on mobiles and devices but appliances at home too.