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Qualcomm: mmWave is not just for outdoors


While a lot of the early deployments of 5G using millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum have focused on outdoor areas, Qualcomm is here to remind everyone that it has applications for indoor deployments as well. … At the Brooklyn 5G Summit in New York last month, Ted Rappaport, founder and director of NYU Wireless, where groundbreaking research into mmWave technology occurred, said mmWave has a big learning curve. “It’s a whole new propagation environment and it’s a whole new deployment strategy,” he said. “It’s going to take a while for the massive engineering force to understand and adopt millimeter wave to work properly.”

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