Top 7 Talking Points for 5G vs Wi-Fi for CIOs
Private cellular is suitable for wide areas, outdoor spaces,industrial devices, and mobility. Whereas, Wi-Fi is often best suited for indoor and small outdoor areas, especially for high density, bulk data, and ubiquitous device support.
There exists a grey area in between where both technologies will fit. When using the word “convergence” in this context, we do not mean the two will become one. Instead, we believe the experience of managing and operating both wireless technologies will become more similar and unified over time. Figure 1 depicts several false narratives and how we should capture and reframe the pseudo-truths in both.