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Submission + - 2GBps Reached in 5G Trial->

WyldPhyr writes: Nokia Corporation and NTT Docomo demonstrated its 5G wireless technology in an indoor trial and achieved down link speeds of more than 2 Gbps using higher frequencies in the 70 Ghz spectrum. According to Nokia, the result of the indoor trial underscores the readiness of both operators to deliver a state-of-the-art 5G wireless network by 2020 and beyond. NTT Docomo is the largest mobile operator in Japan while Nokia is the third largest equipment manufacturer worldwide. Seizo Onoe, chief technology officer at NTT Docomo believed that high frequency spectrum can be used not just for small cells as a way to complement the existing network. It is also useful for building solid area coverage through coordination with existing lower frequency band. NTT Docomo aims to introduce the 5G wireless technology during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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I support equal opportunity employers. That being said, I belive that we sould not hire someone for PR reasons. You should not discriminate someone because they are black, but you shouldn't hire them for that reason alone either. If a white male, and an African-american female apply for a job, and the white male is hired because he is better qualified, that is not racist or sexist, it is just selecting the better candidate for the job. Now this should also work the other way around as well. We should not be hiring based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or disabilities. We should hire based on qualifications (as well as a few other factors).

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