5G: The Next Big Thing in Utilities
- May 17, 2021 4:00 pm GMTMay 17, 2021 3:56 pm GMT
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Very soon, we will be inhabiting a community where autonomous vehicles are the norm, dynamic traffic controls are redirecting vehicles, drones are inspecting bridges, and internet of things (IoT) sensors are analyzing water levels. This shift will be driven by 5G networks, but its impact on multiple industries, including utilities, will extend beyond telecommunications. In Utilities, 5G will reimagine business models, enhance operational efficiency, and more. Besides, the advent of 5G will give more power to the prosumer—consumers who are energy producers—to create their own energy products and make their own choices. Let us see how.