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Verizon sees 5G ready sooner than 2020

Thursday 17 November 2016 | 11:02 CET | News
5G mobile networks may be a reality sooner than 2020, according to US operator Verizon. Verizon's head of 5G network planning Sanyogita Shamsunder said in a blog post that the "conversation has changed" and the industry is now engaged in bringing 5G to the market quicker. While 5G is still in the testing mode and standards are nort yet fixed, she expects to "start seeing projections for 5G crystallizing and becoming more concrete" in 2017. Verizon's first application of the technology will be the fixed network, according to Samsunder. Verizon wants to use 5G to deliver broadband to the home,

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