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What do you know about the history of mobile networks?

Though it still has a long way to go, 5G is finally here. This quiz takes you through mobile networking's history -- from first-generation wireless to 5G expectations.

The next era in the history of mobile networks is here, as mobile network operators officially started deploying fifth-generation networks in major commercial areas late last year.

This year, operators -- such as Verizon and AT&T -- have continued to expand their 5G networks to additional cities. But before you get bogged down by the excitement of these advancements, take a moment to look back at how mobile networks arrived at this point. This quiz goes back in time to 5G's near-ancient predecessors -- from a technology perspective, at least -- and can help you unleash your inner mobile network historian.

The following 10 questions cover major advancements in the mobile network generations, interesting facts from each generation and more.

This was last published in April 2019

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