Whenever it comes to the development of 5G network and compatible networking equipment, Chinese technical titan, Huawei ships out on top. While most countries in the world are yet working to embrace 5G, which is deemed the next generation of mobile telecommunication, Huawei has already begun research on 6G claims company CEO, Ren Zhengfei.Zhengfei Ren, Huawei founder and CEO
As stated by to the official translation of his Mandarin comments, Huawei has been parallelly working on both 5G and 6G. However, the “development of 6G” is still in its “early phase” and there is yet “a long way to go” prior it is commercially out there. Although providing a time period, he stated that the tech is about 10 odd years out from presently.
As previously mentioned, 5G is currently regarded as the upcoming generation of telecommunication. For readers who are unaware, the information, speeds that it assure will serve like the underpinning technology for driverless cars and critical control of remote gadgets like heavy machinery. As of presently, the adoption of 5G has been limited to a handful of countries like the UK and South Korea, whilst China is coming to implement it soon.
6G The senior Huawei official stated that prior 6G becomes a reality, the industry needs to set the standards which might take several years to form. Besides, it is still unclear what will be the uses and applications of this technology.
With that being said, Huawei is currently concentrating its resources and efforts in 5G and it could take a long time prior we hear about 6G from the company once again. Nonetheless, we will update you if the manufacturer shares any further more details about its development, so stay tuned.