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Cable Industry Hypes Phony '10G' When 5G Isn't Even Available Yet

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Cable Industry Hypes Phony 10G When 5G Isnt Even Available Yet

Cable Industry Hypes Phony '10G' When 5G Isn't Even Available Yet

With 5G hype running amok, the cable industry thought it might be a good idea to inject another entire layer of confusion into the proceedings. At CES, cable operators have started marketing something they're calling 10G, despite the fact that 10G isn't actually a thing. The cable industry's top lobbying and policy organization, the NCTA, announced the not-really-a-thing advancement over at their website, where former FCC boss turned cable lobbyist Mike Powell proclaimed that the cable industry's 10G network plans would somehow be a game changer:

"With groundbreaking, scalable capacity and speeds, the 10G platform is the wired network of the future that will power the digital experiences and imaginations of consumers for years to come," said NCTA President and CEO Michael Powell. "As an industry, we are ...

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