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Samsung Tests How 5G Can Improve Chip-Making
Updated: 2019-08-16 13:05:38 KST
Samsung is testing 5G in its chip-making factory in Austin, Texas to see how it can improve chip production.
According to the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, the company has teamed up with AT&T, one of the biggest American telecom companies, to replace the factory's existing 4G technology with a customized 5G network, which will bringing ultrafast speeds to manufacturing.
With 5G, peak download speeds are expected to be 100 times faster.
The 5G network will also allow more sensors to be installed to improve safety, such as by streaming real-time data to monitor air quality and alert people if levels of toxic chemicals become unsafe.
Reporter : jychoi@arirang.com