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Is Google Fiber waiting for 5G?

Tuesday 8 November 2016 | 12:35 CET | Author: Corina Schultz, Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Supporters of copper or fibre are unlikely to come to any consensus soon. While the former announce new advances in G.fast and vectoring, the latter continue to push ahead with the roll-out of FTTH. Google Fiber's vision is still shrouded in mist; the stalled expansion, with roll-out now concentrated on the existing 10 cities in the US, could be driven by several reasons. Google Fiber has not given a clear explanation, but 5G may well have something to do with it.

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