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5G delay amid transmitter limitations

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Feb. 11, 2019

The roll out of the new 5G mobile phone system could be delayed due to strict limits on how powerful transmitters are allowed to be.

Pixabay 5G delay amid transmitter limitations

The director of the Swiss Telecommunications Association, Christian Gasser, told yesterday’s NZZ newspaper that 15,000 new transmitters need to be built – and that will take some time.

He says existing sites can’t be used as many of them are already at full capacity.

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