Trump says he wants ‘5G, and even 6G’ wireless tech. But what is 6G?

Following President Trump’s tweet about 5G and 6G technology, The Washington Post published an article highlighting that "so far, 6G exists largely as a theoretical concept and is a long way from being deployed in the real world." FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel said at a wireless industry conference that, "No one knows yet what 6G will entail," but said it will "’feature terahertz-frequency networks and spatial multiplexing,’ referring to the use of short-range, high-frequency airwaves to carry lots of signals over the same bandwidth on a massive scale." Meanwhile, the wireless industry’s main trade group, CTIA, said it shares "the President’s commitment to leading the world in next-generation 5G wireless," and with the administration’s continued backing, "the U.S. wireless industry can bring more robust 5G networks to more communities faster."

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