5G has a large task of “replacing one wireless architecture created this century with another one that aims to lower energy consumption and maintenance costs”. One of the key benefits is the faster download and upload speeds.
Germany’s Deutsche Telecom, (DTAG) kicked off the country’s migration from PSTN and ISDN to IP telephony in 2014. Broadly speaking it went off swimmingly but there were notable car crashes, especially within the pharmaceutical supply sector and customers migrating their fax machines.
Wi-Fi has dominated connectivity over the past decade or so, but it now faces several challengers. Most people are now aware of the threat 5G poses to its dominance because it will provide similar speeds without the need for a fixed router/connection, but Li-Fi represents an altogether different hazard.
Leased line connectivity holds several advantages over conventional broadband connections, but could 5G soon render it obsolete?
Leased line connectivity holds many benefits, but does it justify the extra cost? The enhanced upload speeds, private connection, SLA protection and added security mean that for most businesses the answer is yes.
What leased line provider will best suit your organisation? Here is a list of the advantages and disadvantages of the main leased line fibre Ethernet providers in the UK.
Contrary to what you would first think, the process of the switch-off of the copper network has not started. However, Openreach, the national broadband network infrastructure builder, has begun to explore how, and when the copper broadband delivery network can be shut down.