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A business case for 5G mobile broadband in a dense urban area

Rendon Schneir, Juan; Ajibulu, Ade; Konstantinou, Konstantinos; Bradford, Julie; Zimmermann, Gerd; Droste, Heinz; Canto, Rafael


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