Swedish networking giant Ericsson has reported that the 5G rollout is progressing faster than expected and that around a billion people worldwide will have coverage by the end of this year.
The report says this makes 5G rollout faster than both 3G and 4G/LTE …
Ericsson cites three main factors for the accelerated rollout.
First, the availability of low-cost smartphones with 5G capabilities. Some models cost as little as $2-300.