Voice over IP & 5G – Going Further with Business VoIP
Not everyone can afford to move to major business hubs like Silicon Valley or New York City and not everyone wants to live in the same city that their ideal company may reside in. Work-life flexibility has become a tool to recruit and retain talent and the notion of virtual workplaces and having virtual or remote employees has become a reality. Technology is expanding the potential of businesses to reach new markets thus creating additional opportunities.
How the roll out of 5G will expand mobile Business VoIP
The success of a business is directly related to the benefits of its customers. If customers are happy, then business will definitely achieve a high mark of success. The same policy applies to mobile Business VoIP as well. While 4G LTE has given a push to the VoIP industry, the roll out of 5G will expand mobile Business VoIP to many folds, because with 5G the wireless technology will get its new generation that will offer an array of benefits to end users.
Here are a few of the many benefits of 5G for end users that will play an important role in continuing to expand the capabilities of Business VoIP:
- Latency in 5G is reduced to 1 millisecond, which means faster connection between the tower and the device.
- The response rate will also increase, resulting in clear signals and no voice breaking.
- Calls made over 5G VoIP will have better voice quality than mobile calls now.
- Noise ratio / disturbance will be reduced (almost finished) during the VoIP calls.
- 5G will be 100 times faster than 4G LTE, which means a download that currently takes minutes to complete, will be finished in seconds.
When the 5G roll out will start?
AT&T, Verizon, Intel, Ericsson, and Huawei have already prepared the road map of 5G to bring it to the end users as soon as they can. However, when the roll out will start is still a question of debate. According to Verizon, the roll out may start in 2018, but AT&T is not expecting the roll out earlier than 2020. As of now, no one is sure about the roll out of 5G, but everyone is ascertaining its benefits for end users and VoIP.
The future of 5G Business VoIP
The office environment has changed from one in which everyone sits in the same building to one in which co-workers may be half way around the world from each other. VoIP has helped telecommuting employees stay connected to their company’s telecommunications network, making remote working possible. The roll out 5G VoIP will help enable these flexible work environments to become the new business norm.
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