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➢ Among consumers surveyed, the top expected benefits for 5G were faster data transfer speeds (67%), higher definition video content (56%) and consistent and better quality video streaming (55%).

➢ Three in four consumers say 5G technologies will have a significant impact on AR experiences (74%). Similarly, consumers increasingly believe 5G will benefit AI (71%).

➢ Three in five advertisers are already using or planning for 5G. Nearly all advertisers surveyed (90%) already using 5G are excited about the technology.

(Source: Verizon Media)

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“If you’re a tech company in the travel space or in the retail space, this pandemic has not been good for your bottom line… But you know, you’ve got companies who are building software that help education or connectivity, and they’re doing great… it has been much easier for tech companies to transition to working from home… these companies were already used to using the tools necessary and they all had everything in the cloud already. They were able to take their laptops home and pretty much seamlessly, not entirely, but pretty much get to work. That is not true in other industries. – Tech:NYC executive director Julie Samuels on FCC commish Jessica Rosenworcel’s “Broadband Conversations” podcast

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