Today’s Smart City is set to transform into a Cognitive City, thanks to 5G technology. In fact, Gartner predicts that by the end of 2024, 60 percent of communication service providers will commercialize 5G service covering Tier-1 cities.
As of late 2021, mobile networks carry around 300 times more traffic than they did in 2011. 5G networks are predicted to have more than 1.7 billion subscribers and account for 25% of the worldwide mobile technology market by 2025, according to the GSM Association and Statista.
TETRA has coexisted with different generations of mobile network from 2G to 4G. While mobile networks witnessed exponential popularity and expansion amidst users, TETRA saw its own share of growth. TETRA never faced competition from mobile networks. This PoV evaluates whether TETRA and 5G can coexist or if 5G will replace TETRA.