Reply to post: Re: well, that's wildly unconvincing

If you're not sold on the benefits of 5G, Ericsson suggests you keep an eye on gaming, home broadband

Roland6 Silver badge

Re: well, that's wildly unconvincing

>Actually it's much much much more cheaper for a $TELCO to put some 5G Antenna on top of a pylon to provide 5G Fixed Wireless, than lay the kilometers of fiber needed to reach your home.

Depends on which $TELCO you are talking about given $TELCO's still basically fall into two camps: fixed and mobile...

Also, it is only cheaper whilst there is surplus capacity. Remember the first use of the 3G spectrum (by the established operators) was voice calls, to ease congestion on the 2G spectrum. New network operators like Three offered massive data allowances to drive service takeup, once they had a reasonable number of subscribers the offers became more expensive; I expect similar to happen with 5G.

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