Note — Jan 27, 2019

5G: if You Build It, We Will Fill It

Benedict Evans with a quick overview of what 5G might look like and be used for.

We don’t know what yet, exactly, though we can make some early guesses, but the creativity of entrepreneurs and platforms and the choices of consumers will decide. This is the great thing about the decentralized, permissionless innovation of the internet - telcos don’t need to decide in advance what the use cases are, any more than Intel had to decide what the use cases for faster CPUs would be.