The role of fibre networks in achieving 5G
A white paper from the FTTX Council Africa
Whilst the potential use cases of 5G remain widely spoken about, less airtime has been given to how underlying infrastructure will need to adapt to meet the demands of 5G networks. In this white paper, the FTTX Council Africa examine the role for fibre in 5G and how this will complement other forms of infrastructure.
Welcome to the connected world where the pace of technological advancement is quickly accelerating, and a new revolution is dawning.
Over the past two decades Fixed Network Operators (FNO’s) have been building fibre optic networks that deliver gigabit and tens of gigabit speeds to homes and businesses around the world at approximately 1000 times faster speeds than we had in the year 20001,2.In