64% Of Consumers Look To 5G For Better VR, AR: Study

A majority of consumers are interested in using the new 5G cellular speeds to gain a better augmented and virtual reality experience, according to a new study.

More than half (64%) of consumers are interested in using 5G for better AR and VR experiences around specific events, such as the Super Bowl and Oscars, according to the study, comprising a survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers conducted by Dynata for Amdocs.

Nearly a third (31%) of consumers are interested in using 5G to enhance their experience with connected home devices and 26% to improve cloud and online gaming quality.

Consumer expectation of 5G include the technology leading to better remote work opportunities (61%), better video conference options (35%), better video training and development (32%) and better video-based development opportunities (32%).

Most (70%) consumers said they would pay an additional fee to add 5G services to their current bundle.

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