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Developers say 5G and augmented reality will change the way you live

April 17, 2019 / Diane Ashton

President Trump says he wants 5G technology in the U.S. as soon as possible. The president tweeted, “It is far more powerful, faster, and smarter than the current standard. American companies must step up their efforts, or get left behind.”Both Verizon and AT&T have launched mobile 5G networks. Experts say 5G is engineered for massive bandwidth, and will deliver much faster and more reliable mobile connections. It’s a “quantum step forward” in wireless technology, according to Toby Redshaw, Verizon’s Senior VP of Strategy, Innovation and Product Development. "You'll see things today that simply aren't possible without 5G that I think are going to revolutionize a whole series of consumer experiences and how business is operating," Redshaw says. “It’s going to going to kind of enable a lot of new functionality - for businesses, for cities, for education, for healthcare.”5G is said to be essential to the future of...