Consumers are starting to get excited about 5G. The speed tests show tremendous promise and the new service demos look really attractive, but what’s the plan for turning the hype into revenue?
Proven 4G pricing strategies such as metered connectivity, multi-device plans and packing popular apps into service passes will remain part of the monetization toolkit. But with 5G, things are going to get more interesting. Service providers will experiment with speed-based tiers, premium pricing for low-latency applications and new charging models for slicing up dedicated enterprise connectivity.