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March 8, 2019

This Week in 5G: 5G Takes Flight .

This Week in 5G: 5G Takes Flight


5G is taking to the skies to bring faster connectivity to wireless users. Let’s take a look at this week’s developments:

SoftBank and AeroVironment developed a solar-powered drone that will deliver 5G and IoT connectivity in flight.

Verizon announced the first cohort of companies to participate in its 5G First Responder Lab, a program designed to help develop new technologies that leverage 5G to improve emergency response.

The Defiance Next Gen Connectivity exchange traded fund launched on Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange. It is the first exchange traded fund focused on 5G technology.

Across the pond, Vodafone plans to launch 5G in 19 cities in the U.K. before the end of 2019 following initial activations in Salford in October last year.

That’s all for this week. See you next time!

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