In the recent decades, wireless communication system development has been changing enormously. The Wireless application services are increasing quickly and the service provider is very hard to manage the user requested services. As per the Ericson mobility report on 2016 utters in 2021, the worldwide mobile subscriptions will accomplish 9,000 million, then W-CDMA and HSPA subscriptions will reach 3,100 million and LTE will attain 4,300 million subscriptions, so in upcoming years 3G and 4G technologies will difficult to handle the mobile traffics. 5G subscriptions are expecting to be commercial technology from 2020 onwards and it can assure 5G is capable of managing the mobile traffic. The purpose of the research is a detailed study on 3G, 4G, and 5G network technologies. © 2017 IEEE.