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6/19/2018 | 6:46:54 AM
Maybe 5G is a good analogy for painting the Forth Bridge?
The term "painting the Forth Bridge" is a euphemism for a never-ending task.  For 40 years a team of painters continually painted the Bridge, as soon as they finished they had to start again.  Typically it took 4 years to paint the bridge. 

However, in 2011 technology developments meant that the new paint would last for 20 years.

5G may just be another "lick of paint" with a very smooth transition from 4G/LTE to 5G but the industry hopes that it will not be neccessary to move to a "6G".  

Hopefully, just like the Forth Bridge, 5G technology will be disruptive and have a long-term influence on the industry's innovation cycle.
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6/13/2018 | 10:11:47 AM
Expensive Paint
Is this the same Three? https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/08/01/three-set-formultibillion-pound-network-overhaul-race-5g/

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