Private 5G could allow Google and Amazon to become Telcos

One of the main selling points with 5G wireless technology to the world is that telecommunications providers have offered the opportunity to enter into new markets and offer new sources of revenue from wireless services. This opportunity to build an Amazon, or something like AWS, leveraging much of the assets that telephone service providers already own. This has been most compelling.

Perhaps 5G engineers have already seen this coming, enterprises and industry groups have begun exploring this issue in reverse. If telephone service providers can build the next cloud using an x86 server and microdata centers to a wireless spectrum in many countries including the United States, There may be enough of the unlicensed spectrum hanging around to pull an offset.

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