Journal article Open Access
Obi IBETO; Wumi AJAYI; Mariam GBADEGESIN; Israel FAKUNLE
Countries around the world like China, South Korea, the United States, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom have already started utilizing 5G, Other countries are either in the process of implementing 5G Mobile Networks or concluding on 5G license frequency spectrum allocation to telecommunication providers. This push is driven to become technologically superior or have a competitive advantage in widespread Innovation. This study helps identify the recent applications of 5G and the health implication if any of the fifth-generation network. Methods: The methodology used for this study was based on literature search and analysis, we also used model adaptation from generic ones. Results: Our finding shows that 5G Mobile Networks will improve the lives of people and increase collaboration and communication in diverse ways, it will also usher in the metaverse which is an immersive version of the interconnected networks where users and consumers will experience an immersive experience powered by virtual and augmented realities. Our study highlights some concerns that there may be health implications, but further study in the long-term effects of 5G is required to uncover these concerns. Conclusion: In conclusion, the aim of this present review is to explore the more recent applications of 5G across industry verticals and the health implications that might arise from the massive rollout of 5G mobile networks across countries.