What is the Status of 5G mmWave?

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By Fei Liu | 3Q 2021 | IN-6223


5G mmWave is Gaining Momentum


40+ global operators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have announced their united support for 5G mmWave, including key players from the US, China, Europe, Japan, Korea, Australia, India, and Southeast Asia. 5G mmWave provides mobile operators with a competitive advantage to address the significant increase in user data demand and to expand 5G into many new industrial applications. Support from companies across the ecosystem further demonstrates the global scale and maturity of 5G mmWave. Global mobile industry leaders are keen to build upon the current 5G mmWave momentum and expand the role of mobile ecosystem in supporting economic development in many industries.

Activities on 5G mmWave Across Different Regions


There are counties that have already deployed 5G mmwave. For instance, 5G mmWave has been active for some time in the US, with all major operators (Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile) having launched 5G networks in mmWave across 70+ cities. Despite the cellular industry and Verizon having spent years pushing the fa…

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