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kleinbl00  ·  60 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 5G - Worth Sacrificing Accurate Weather Predictions?

    ...is everything I post today going to be satellite related?

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I have yet to see a compelling use case for 5G. The principle argument is that it enables the IoT to become Skynet and vault us into a new neotechnological utopia but fuckin' hell your Nestcam doesn't need fiber-grade bandwidth and neither does anything else in your life. There's this "if you build it they will come" mentality in telecom but nobody wants to bother connecting the last mile of the fiberoptic network built by the goddamn Clinton administration so you know it isn't actually about data or service.