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Over 15 million UK smartphone users would switch to 5G - Deloitte

Tuesday 12 March 2019 | 10:57 CET | News
New research from Deloitte shows that 12 percent of UK smartphone users, or around 5.8 million people, would switch to a 5G network as soon it becomes available. In addition, 19 percent of smartphone users (around 9.2 million people) would switch to 5G if they start hearing good things about it. 

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