The promise of 5G wireless – speed, hype, risk


A much-hyped network upgrade called ‘5G’ means different things to different people. To industry proponents, it’s the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the US government, it’s the backbone technology of a future that America will wrestle with China to control. — AP

A much-hyped network upgrade called “5G” means different things to different people.

To industry proponents, it’s the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the US government, it’s the backbone technology of a future that America will wrestle with China to control. To many average people, it’s simply a mystery.

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