MWCA: '5G is a race that everybody should win'

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5G Americas president Chris Pearson says “everyone” should win on 5G, but that this can only be achieved if the United States government ensures the two key ingredients of spectrum and infrastructure deployments are worked through.

“5G is a race that everyone should win,” Pearson said while speaking with ZDNet during Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA) in Los Angeles.

“And when everyone wins, it means that the customer wins, whether you’re a business customer or a consumer customer. But we’re all only going to win if we get spectrum out there and cell site density.”

Pearson said the lack of spectrum availability — particularly in the mid-band, because 3.5GHz is going to be a global 5G band — and the


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