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Samsung launches 6G network investigation with an eye to the future



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Samsung launches 6G network investigation with an eye to the future


Even before the struggle for 5G dominance became mainstream, the Korean company is already thinking about 6G with an eye to the future. According to recent information, Samsung has put a research team to work on next-generation telecommunications networks at Samsung Research, the company’s research and development center, to accelerate 6G development and standardization.

The much anticipated 5G networks will finally become reality in selected parts of the world, but we are still a long way from the technology maturing and if it can be considered common it is affordable.

Samsung is aiming to be a dominant player in the 5G space and has been aggressively working with industry partners to gain a head start. Even before the struggle for 5G dominance became mainstream, the Korean company is already thinking about 6G with an eye to the future. According to recent information, Samsung has put a research team to work on state-of-the-art telecommunications networks in the Samsung Research, the company’s research and development center, to accelerate the development and standardization of 6G.

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While it may seem too early, it is not uncommon for large companies to invest in research into products and services that take years, if not decades, to reach the market. As uncertainty looms over some of Samsung’s existing businesses, the company has been actively seeking new growth engines to secure its future. Samsung’s initial investment in 6G seems like a good bet.

Huawei’s growing problems outside China could offer the South Korean company an opportunity to play a bigger role in the global telecommunications market.

Whether the Korean tech giant will be able to seize the opportunity will be known in a few years.