Gartner awakens from trance, tells huddled villagers: 5G revenue will almost double to $4.2bn next year!

Gartner awakens from trance, tells huddled villagers: 5G revenue will almost double to $4.2bn next year!

This post was originally published on another site. It has been foretold! IT prophesier Gartner has performed its ritual reading of market omens to foretell next year’s global 5G network infrastructure revenue. The hype wizards reckon that in 2020 the market will hit $4.2bn, an 89 per cent increase from 2019 revenue of $2.2bn. That leap is largely due to the fact that many countries have only just started switching networks on. In the UK, Three became the third mobile operator to go live with the service earlier this week. Mobile operators in the UK have been calling on the...

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Gartner awakens from trance, tells huddled villagers: 5G revenue will almost double to $4.2bn next year!

Gartner awakens from trance, tells huddled villagers: 5G revenue will almost double to $4.2bn next year!

This post was originally published on another site. It has been foretold! IT prophesier Gartner has performed its ritual reading of market omens to foretell next year’s global 5G network infrastructure revenue. The hype wizards reckon that in 2020 the market will hit $4.2bn, an 89 per cent increase from 2019 revenue of $2.2bn. That leap is largely due to the fact that many countries have only just started switching networks on. In the UK, Three became the third mobile operator to go live with the service earlier this week. Mobile operators in the UK have been calling on the...

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Mercedes-Benz Uses Location Tracking for Car Repossession

Mercedes-Benz Uses Location Tracking for Car Repossession

This post was originally published on another site. Mercedes-Benz is using an unorthodox approach to making sure customers keep up on their car payments: tracking vehicle location in the event it needs to be repossessed. According to UK newspaper The Sun, Mercedes-Benz has been fitting sensors inside new and used vehicles, which can pinpoint their exact whereabouts. That information can then be shared with bailiffs and third-party recovery firms. Mercedes-Benz, which is owned by Daimler AG, hasn’t gone into details about the location sensors. Nevertheless, the automaker said tracking can occur in rare circumstances after a customer agrees to finance...