Gartner Information Technology Research

Emerging Technology Analysis: 5G and Financial Services — Revolutionary or Evolutionary?

Published: 25 February 2020

ID: G00465759

Analyst(s): Andrew Steadman


5G networks are starting to be available for the public in several global geographies. Product managers who focus on financial services must understand the new capabilities of the technology to identify opportunities for delivering banking services in a differentiated way.

Table Of Contents


  • Technology Description
  • Technology Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • Mobile Digital Banking
  • Actions for the Next Six to 18 Months
  • References

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