Georgia leads the United States on multiple fronts. It is the number one producer of peaches, peanuts and pecans domestically, and is home to the Georgia Bulldogs.

Yet, Georgia has the opportunity to lead in another area that is transforming the way we live our lives in today’s world: mobile technology.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced a new plan aimed at promoting the buildout of next-generation wireless networks from Georgia to the coasts of California as part of a push to win the global race to 5G.

The potential of 5G – the next-generation of wireless broadband – will unlock a world that thought unimaginable just a few years ago. Such technologies as driverless cars, connected devices for health applications, and smart city applications present great benefits. Not to mention, 5G is expected to bring faster wireless speeds and lower latency for a near instantaneous experience.

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