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Sprint Sues AT&T Over Its Bullshit 5G Branding

[2019-02-08 16:13:12]

Richard Lawler, reporting for Engadget: In its claim, Sprint said it commissioned a survey that found 54 percent of consumers believed the “5GE” networks were the same as or better than 5G, and that 43 percent think if they buy an AT&T phone today it will be 5G capable, even though neither of those things are true. Sprint’s argument is that what AT&T is doing is damaging the reputation of 5G, while it works to build out what it calls a ” legitimate early entry into the 5G network space.” I don’t understand why Apple is participating in this charade. It’d be more honest for Apple to indicate this with a poop emoji than with “5GE”.  ★ 

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