Carnegie Mellon University

Hamerschlag Hall

July 15, 2021

Kumar Interviewed About 5G

Swarun Kumar was interviewed by Thrive Global on 5G: what it is, how it can improve lives, and what concerns need to be addressed. When asked for four examples of how 5G will improve lives, Kumar said “The speed up offered with 5G networks would improve the download speeds and streaming quality for applications such as gaming, HD video streaming, and video conferencing. It could also enable new applications that are latency-sensitive such as augmented reality and connectivity for autonomous cars. 5G could also enable smart infrastructure, smart homes, smarter factories, and workplaces by connecting ubiquitous sensors ranging from traffic lights, roadside sensors, and thermostats.”

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