5G is most likely coming next year - what will the impact be on IoT? According to CMSWiRE, there will be a huge impact. They said "When it comes to how 5G will impact the IoT world, the obvious answer is linked directly to the speed of the connection between devices and the world wide web." However, widespread adoption of 5G is not yet financially viable. It will take a lot of investment and work to make it a reality.