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Forget densification, misinformation could be 5G’s biggest roadblock

5G is struggling to prove its worth to consumers, and MNOs seem locked in a race to be the first in their markets to have comprehensive 5G networks, despite this lack of enthusiasm. However, it might not be value-confusion that proves to be the main barrier to 5G adoption, given the spike in website traffic related to the potential health dangers of the new wireless technology. The same arguments that have been parroted for fluoride in toothpaste and vaccinations seem to be taking root in 5G. Similar complaints have been leveled at older cellular technologies, as well as WiFi, with cancer and headaches being the main complaints, and thanks to the prevalence of social media amplification, what were once very…

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