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Anticipation for 5G is high, but temper expectations, please

This cellular technology offers potential benefits, but myriad issues have to be resolved before 5G can be used in the exciting scenarios that have been painted

5G is shaping up to be this year's buzzword.

With Singapore primed to roll out up to four 5G networks this year, telcos are ramping up their efforts to explore the potential benefits of this cellular technology, which promises higher speeds, lower latency and the capacity to support more devices at the same time.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 22, 2020, with the headline 'Anticipation for 5G is high, but temper expectations, please'. Print Edition | Subscribe