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Michelle
Michelle
3/31/2018 7:05:58 PM
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Re: 5G Fever
I understand the infrastructure required isn't going to come cheap. I'm sure we'll be talking about what's happend or didn't in a few years... 

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afwriter
afwriter
3/30/2018 11:52:47 PM
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Re: 5G Fever
I'm beginning to wonder because early reports are a little underwhelming. I'm sure that there is some hidden potential in 5G that will be unlocked but it sounds like it is not going to be a huge money maker which may not motivate companies to take the risks. 

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Michelle
Michelle
3/30/2018 1:22:38 PM
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Re: 5G Fever
Risk vs reward makes the promise of 5G worth it...even with the hurdles. I'm thinking there must be a really big reward coming from the future. So much hype and so many tales of 5G difficulty.

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Ariella
Ariella
3/20/2018 1:18:46 PM
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Re: 5G Fever
@elizabeth but that's the thing: if you pick up on the right next biggest thing, you can become incredibly wealthy and maybe even famous. That's enough of an incentive to get a lots of people to try.

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elizabethv
elizabethv
3/19/2018 3:38:49 PM
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Re: 5G Fever
@Shaunn - I think you're exactly right with this and everyone is hopping on the hype bandwagon because there's a desire for the next biggest thing, and a hope that the next biggest thing is going to make someone a lot of money. So they're really just hoping the rest of us don't notice that the next biggest thing is really just a dud, because it's all they have right now. 

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afwriter
afwriter
3/19/2018 2:05:59 PM
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Re: 5G Fever
This is a good analogy and unfortunately, I think it's becoming clear that it's all too accurate. I think we are inching in the right direction but I'm starting to wonder if these problems will be solved before 5G hardware starts becoming commercially ready. 

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Shaunn
Shaunn
3/18/2018 8:16:23 PM
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5G Fever
As of right now, 5G has more problems than benefits. It's been a long time since I've seen something so clearly underdeveloped pushed as 'better than what we're doing now'. It's like they have a new, better recipe for chocolate chip cookies, but got impatient and passed them out before they finished baking.

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afwriter
afwriter
3/16/2018 10:22:26 PM
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Re: Figure it Out Now
My two big pet peeves are being in the middle of my kids' school and not being able to check my email while I wait and being in the ,middle of a big store and not being able to use my phone to price check something. 

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srufolo1
srufolo1
3/16/2018 6:55:59 PM
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Re: 5G Biggest Challenge
@clrmoney If indoors is 5G's biggest challenge, then the technology is already in trouble here. Most communication by people is done indoors. It's always disconcerting, not to mention just a little surprising in this day in age, when you can't get a signal to use your phone when you're inside somewhere. It's happened to me in offices, in a library, in the supermarket, everywhere except for Starbucks. lol

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clrmoney
clrmoney
3/15/2018 7:47:33 PM
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5G Biggest Challenge
I know that 5G has a lot going on them right now so this will just will be another obstacle that I'm sure they will overcome become 5G has a lot to offer for businesses who use it etc.

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