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Marek’s Take: Will small operators survive in a 5G world?

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Verizon’s purchase of Bluegrass Cellular is just one example of how the bigger operators are looking to strengthen their rural coverage by acquiring smaller carriers.

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Marek’s Take: Will small operators survive in a 5G world?

Marek’s Take: Will small operators survive in a 5G world?

Verizon’s purchase of Bluegrass Cellular is just one example of how the bigger operators are looking to strengthen their rural coverage by acquiring smaller carriers.

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Marek’s Take: Making 5G work indoors is a huge task for operators

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