5G Will Not Solve The Digital Divide, Advocates Argue

Advocates say the network infrastructure needed to bring fast 5G networks is unlikely to be deployed equally, across neighborhoods where low-income residents live.

By Paul FlahiveFebruary 13, 2020 10:00 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

As cellular carriers bring 5G — the next generation of wireless technology to Texas, advocates argue it will bring a new generation of digital inequality. In the past, carriers have typically rolled out their faster service to wealthier neighborhoods first.

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