5G will grow jobs, not just in tech, but in sectors across the economy in what would be traditionally considered white- and blue-collar positions
More than 100,000 5G-related positions already created
The National Spectrum Consortium and the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) today unveiled groundbreaking research that finds that the 5G revolution will create 4.6 million jobs through 2034 as part of a new wave of mobility and innovation. Additionally, the study finds that current 5G build-out and engineering activities have created 106,000 jobs as of April/May 2020, helping in a modest way to offset the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
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The Third Wave: How 5G Will Drive Job Growth Over the Next Fifteen Years (Graphic: Business Wire)
The study, conducted by Dr. Michael Mandel and Elliott Long of PPI on behalf of the National Spectrum Consortium, finds that this