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5G Outlook Series: The Impact of Mobile Technology on the Response to COVID-19   [open html - 0B]

From the Executive Summary: "As the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic has swept the globe, putting immense pressure on healthcare systems and economies around the world, connectivity needs have changed abruptly. The response to COVID-19 has significantly affected connectivity trends, mobile technology use cases and the outlook for 5G [fifth generation] deployment and adoption. This paper, the first in a series that examines the effects of mobile technology on the response to COVID-19, highlights early examples of 5G technology being used during this time and assesses the outlook for the expanded use of 5G in an era when ubiquitous, high-bandwidth connectivity has become more critical than ever."

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2020-07
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2020 World Economic Forum
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