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There’s a generational technology change occurring, with the arrival of 5G set to supercharge growth of IoT. Russell Brown talks to tech commentator Paul Brislen and Spark Networks Evolution Lead, Colin Brown, about how we got to 5G, and why this "G" is going to so much more impactful than the previous Gs.

If 3G and 4G were mainly about consumers watching videos, 5G, with its massive capability and near-zero latency, will be all about machine-to-machine and business applications.

Our podcasters talk about what’s going on in the innovation precinct at Wynyard Quarter in Auckland at the Spark 5G Lab. They also cover things like smart streets, connected cars, co-creation of 5G applications with businesses (think: the partnership with America’s Cup and Emirates Team New Zealand).

They also answer the big question, “Will 5G melt my eyeballs?” (Spoiler alert: No!)

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