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The last decade has seen unprecedented advances in technology, from machine learning used to forecast patient health outcomes to renewable energy and biofuels adopted across a range of advanced, emerging, and developing market economies. While there is much bluster about machine learning, robotics, and data science, 5G technologies appear to be an indispensable pillar in the modern-day economy. 5th generation technology – 5G for short – will enable a seamless interconnectedness of modern-day digital products and improve user online experience. From coffee makers to cell phones, cars, electricity, and washing machines, it reinforces tech and digital linkages that enable the smooth functioning of electronic systems.

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