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5G Core Technologies, Research, and Timelines

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5G has become a hot topic and is no longer just a marketing term. 5G is taking shape by the consensus of spatial division-related technologies that is occurring, and standards development will begin soon. This report defines 5G in the context of past air interface technologies and industry consensus and goes over the key technologies involved.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  • 1. MISPERCEPTIONS ABOUT 5G AND ITS DEFINITION
    • 1.1. Confusion Point: Air Interface versus Network
    • 1.2. Confusion Point: Air Interface versus Performance Requirements
    • 1.3. 5G in the Context of Past Generations of Technology
    • 1.4. .ABI Research's Current Definition of 5G
  • 2. 5G DRIVERS, ISSUES, TECHNOLOGIES, AND NETWORKS
    • 2.1. Trends and Changes Driving the Need for a 5G Air Interface
    • 2.2. Issues Around 5G
    • 2.3. 5G Timeline
      • 2.3.1. What Will Make 2020 More Feasible
      • 2.3.2. What Will Make 2020 a Difficult Goal
    • 2.4. 5G Performance Goals
    • 2.5. Core Network
    • 2.6. Basestations and Backhaul
    • 2.7. Core Baseband and RF Technologies
    • 2.8. Spectrum
    • 2.9. Waveform
      • 2.9.1. Orthogonal versus Non-orthogonal Waveforms
      • 2.9.2. FMBC
      • 2.9.3. UFMC
    • 2.10. Device Silicon
  • 3. COMMON QUESTIONS AROUND 5G
    • 3.1. Will 5G Be an Evolution or a Revolution?
    • 3.2. Will There Be One 5G Standard or Multiple 5G Standards?
    • 3.3. Will 5G Replace 4G?
    • 3.4. Will 5G Be a Small Cell Technology Only?
    • 3.5. When Will 5G Be Commercially Deployed
    • 3.6. Since the Data Rates We Have with LTE and LTE-Advanced Are Good Enough and We Need to
    • 3.7. Will 5G Be About the Use of All Existing Mobile Wireless Air Interfaces and Wireless C
  • 4. 5G FORECASTS: AN EARLY TAKE

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  2. Urban Population Percentage for Key Countries , World Market, Forecast: 2020
  3. Urban Population for Key Countries, World Market, Forecast: 2020
  4. 5G Subscribers as a Percentage of Urban Population for Key Countries , World Market, Forecast: 2020 to 2025
  5. 5G Subscribers for Key Countries , World Market, Forecast: 2020 to 2025
  6. 5G Device Shipments for Key Countries , World Market, Forecast: 2020 to 2025
  7. 5G Mobile Baseband Chipset Shipments , World Market, Forecast: 2020 to 2025