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German automakers are working with telecom companies to develop 5G

German automakers are working with telecom companies to develop 5G

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The German car manufacturers Audi, BMW and Daimler (including Mercedes) have entered into a collaboration with a range of telecoms companies to work on the development of 5G.

Among others, Intel, Nokia, and Qualcomm are working on it. The goal is to provide infrastructure for self-propelled cars on its feet ztten.

The partnership will give the name 5G Automative Association, and will focus on “the developments, testing and promoting communication, support standards, and the commercial availability of 5G, red.) promote”, it says in a statement to read.

What 5G is exactly, is not yet clear. 5G is still a concept and not a concrete technology. Experimenting with potential 5G technologies are still small scale and in a novice stage.

It should 5G be faster than 4G, but should especially also more types of devices support. The response time must be so low that, for instance, also self-propelled cars have a constant connection with the network can be maintained.

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