Samsung says it's made a 5G breakthrough
Fans get hands on with the Samsung Galaxy S4 at the Samsung Experience Shop Best Buy Official Launch Event at Cunard Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City.
Samsung says it has made a breakthrough on mobile technology. The electronics company says it can now transmit large amounts of data using a higher frequency band. What does that mean? We've already got 3G and 4G networks -- and now, here comes 5G. Samsung says we could see a commercial 5G network by 2020. But while transferring mountains of data at high speeds is great, consumers will also need the hardware to can handle the high speed.
Pete Pachal, technology editor at Mashable, gives the latest to Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson.
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