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BT will HATE us for this one weird 5G trick


Frequently Confused

The writer thinks that data rates have driven a need for higher frequencies - not so

All current mobile networks operate in the 800 & 1800Mhz bands and have done since almost the beginning of mobile.

The major solution to increasing traffic including Data has been increasing frequency re-use - enabled by smaller cells and hence more towers (or lampposts)

Some cells are now so small it's even possible to argue that modern mobile networks are actually fixed networks - with radios on the end!

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