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Business and technology news is being overwhelmed with stories about 5G. Some CEOs and analysts have called it the on-rampto the 4th industrial revolution. You may be wondering –what exactly is 5G and why is it getting so much attention? Or, you may want to know how you can use 5G technology to develop new products or services, make money, or improve the delivery of public services. Youve come to the right course!Ive been in the telecommunications industry for over 30 years and haveworked, in one capacity or another, for three of the largest US communications service providers. Much of that time has beenspent in wireless networks. In my career, I have seen technology leap forward and evolve at a faster and faster pace but never with such vigor as 5G.All that you hear about self-driving cars and self-driving trucks, autonomous drones, the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality — they all need a fast, reliable, high-capacity wireless network. Thats the promise and the potential of 5G. In this course, Understanding 5G, well take a look at what 5G is, how we got here, and what it means to you as a consumer, a business owner or entrepreneur, a property owner or building manager, and as a citizen.Join me, and lets get started in understanding 5G wireless communications.