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5G mobile is nearly here – but we should share networks to make it affordable

A Japanese robot that uses 5G to mirror the operator's movements in real-time. Image: REUTERS/Yves Herman

Peter Lyons

Senior Adviser, Emerging Technologies, Lapa Capital

Frank Rayal

Partner, Xona Partners


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