Putting Singapore's 5G networks to the test

As telco companies are in the midst of expanding their 5G networks, there are still significant gaps in coverage. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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With M1 launching its 5G service last month, the three major telcos here have now rolled out their trial services to consumers.

But because these 5G networks are built on top of existing 4G ones, they offer only partial benefits of 5G technology.

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