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Trump Shouldn’t Plan to Tweet from a 6G Phone Anytime Soon


  • by Klint Finley

Trump won’t see anything called 6G during his presidency, even if he wins reelection next year. The 3GPP, the organization responsible for standardizing wireless network technologies, started work on the 5G standard in 2011 and hasn't completely finalized it yet. No group has even begun work on a 6G standard. … Still, some researchers are already hard at work on one technology that could underpin 6G: terahertz wireless. “I’m glad he [Trump] is talking about it,” says Theodore Rappaport, director of New York University's NYU Wireless program. “It’s time to start talking about what 6G will be.

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