5G versus WiFi - is the end of WiFi near?

Paul Vanderlaan Paul Vanderlaan Nov 28, 2018

5G cellular technology makes great promises to compete with  older Wi-Fi technologies. However WiFi is also making advances. We consider the pros & cons and consider the likely impact for the underlying cabling infrastructure.

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Paul Vanderlaan

Paul Vanderlaan

Based in the US, Paul has over 25 years of structured cabling experience serving in a variety of engineering and product line management roles. An expert in component and application standards, especially in augmented Category 6 specifications, he represented Nexans in his role as Technical Manager of standardization and technology on several IEEE task forces. Paul is co-author of multiple patents related to the design of copper and fibre cabling for the premises.

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