Agence France-PresseFebruary 23, 2014 02:46
When the next super-fast mobile network launches in 2020 you will be able to download a high-definition movie in one second flat.
But the future fifth generation, or 5G, network is not really being designed for you.
In fact, it will be built for your car, fridge, smartwatch, toothbrush, lightbulb and a host of other everyday objects to communicate with each other online, a phenomenon known as the Internet of things.
Handling the new traffic is a key challenge for network operators gathering at the four-day Mobile World Congress opening Monday in Barcelona, Spain.