Maybe this Dish 5G thing is real after all

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  1. ncted

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    There are people field testing it. I've been seeing some things on the portal about it for a few days now
     
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    What's their plan? To offer internet service over 5G wireless? I'd be VERY interested in that. Though, living in the sticks means I'll probably be one of the last to have access to it.
     
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    I can barely pick up 2G in my area, so this will be never be an option for me.
     
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    I thought Dish spectrum was lower in frequency, and hence carries farther.
     
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    Well they tested at 100K=60 miles that would put service just about anywhere.
     
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    They are saying they will offer IOT (Internet Of Things) data service. This is things like wearables, security devices, medical equipment, etc. that needs to talk to services in the cloud. There has been an explosion of these kind of devices, and it is expected to continue. They do not seem interested in providing traditional wireless internet service, like you would get from AT&T or Verizon.
     
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    The other thing to think about with 5g is the latency, it's almost non existent, which means things like robotics and autonomous vehicles could be a real thing in the "near future".
     
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    Another stalling tactic.

    Dish has put themselves in a position that they must pretend to be building a 5g Network in hopes someone will buy all their bandwidth at the last minute.

    The second Wall Street figures out Charlie’s poker face and realizes he has nothing, dish Network stock will drop faster than HBO AND CINEMAX being removed
     
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    Except I posted that there are guys installing this right now in field tests......
     
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    Those devices are usually wifi...they dont talk directly to the 5g service provider..they need a router somewhere

    Sent from my SM-G950U using the SatelliteGuys app!
     
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    Yep. I talked to a tech the other day about internet service, 5G internet is coming. They are putting in the 5G infrastructure with a deadline to be up and running come March.
     
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    Dish seems to think there is demand for non-WiFi IOT data services. I am not saying I agree, just relaying what Dish is saying.
     
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    No stalling...

    But I can't say more. :)
     
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    I believe that's March of 2020.
     
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    That’s part of the stalling tactic
     
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    Any facts to back up that statement? Or is it just part of your "down with Dish" fantasy?
     
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    Yes, I always stall by doing the thing I am trying to avoid doing. :rolleyes:
     

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