It’s been launched in 5 major cities today, but if your in Leicester you will have to wait to the New year before 5G service becomes available.
5G is the Radio frequency of mobile phone data service 5G its much faster. But you will need a 5G mobile phone to use the faster internet service.
Currently apple iPhones are not supported and a new phone will need to be released before you can benefit from this new service.
It’s 50 times faster the 4G but with a price increase on data charges along with a cost of a new phone.
It should be able to offer download speeds of around 1Gb/s (gigabits per second) - maybe even 10Gb/s. That would make it possible to download an HD movie in just 10 seconds rather than around 10 minutes, as is currently the case.
It should also pave the way for new technological advancements such as driverless cars, as it will offer lower latency. That should also be good for online gaming, delivery drones and other things that require an always-on connection.