SEOUL: Samsung Electronics on Mon said it had successfully tested super-fast fifth-generation (5G) wireless engineering that would eventually let users to download an entire moving-picture exhibit inwards ane second.
The South Korean giant said the examination had witnessed information transmission of to a greater extent than than ane gigabyte per minute over a distance of 2 kilometres.
The novel technology, which volition non hold upward ready for the commercial marketplace pose earlier 2020 at the earliest, would offering transmitting speeds "up to several hundred times faster" than existing 4G networks, it said inwards a statement.
That volition permit users to "transmit massive information files including high character digital movies practically without limitation", it said.
"As a result, subscribers volition hold upward able to relish a broad gain of services such equally 3D movies too games, real-time streaming of ultra high-definition (UHD) content, too remote medical services," it added.
Samsung said it had flora a agency to harness millimeter-wave bands which accept proved to hold upward a sticking request for the mobile manufacture to date.
The examination used 64 antenna elements, which the tech titan said overcame the number of "unfavourable propagation characteristics" that accept prevented information travelling across long distances using the bands.
One of the almost wired countries on earth, Republic of Korea already has closed to twenty meg 4G users.