3 trends to expect with self-driving cars — and why 5G is critical for the industry

As autonomous vehicles become more accepted as part of everyday transportation, experts say they may have an impact not only on how people travel, but also where some will work. But to get to that level, the nation needs to increase its cellular connectivity. 

Current 4G wireless technology is not fast enough for autonomous vehicles to transmit messages to one another to mimic the same speed as human reflexes, say recent reports. Self-driving cars transmitting messages quickly to one another is imperative because it could help avoid a crash or make a quick decision to save lives. Read more here.