In a version of an article that first appeared on Mobile UK's website, Vodafone Network Director Andrea Dona argues that 5G offers great potential in rural areas as well as in towns and cities, and calls for legislators and regulators to adopt a more investment-friendly approach.
As a technology, 5G is often touted as one that will particularly support innovation in busy, urban environments – and indeed it is a technology built to support massive volumes of connections.
In the future, 5G will come into its own, connecting factory machinery, smart city innovations, and digital healthcare services. It will transform the landscape for those working and living in urban locations.
But why should 5G be restricted to our cities and towns?