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How will the 5G landscape change in 2020?

Last year may have officially been the ‘year of 5G’, with initial launches underway from start to finish in many regions, but most of those were limited in geographical and service scope. The US operators were doing something interesting, though not necessarily commercially sound, by deploying first in millimeter wave spectrum, but most MNOs were doing little more than 4G-plus, beefing up data rates and cell edge coverage by installing 5G radios and MIMO antennas on the 4G site grid. Meanwhile, fixed wireless access (FWA) was about as radical as the new use cases got, with a few exceptions, mainly in east Asia’s industrial and municipal services. So 2020 promises to be a great deal more important in terms of…

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