Impact of 5G


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In our recent I-Connect007 survey on 5G, we asked the following question: "How do you think 5G will impact the electronics manufacturing industry?" Below are some of the replies, edited slightly for clarity.

Tom Sleasman, Ticer Technologies: "Tighter and smaller packaging challenges; more embedded components; and materials innovation."

Jennie S. Hwang, H-Technologies Group: "Some components will change."

Anthony Revier, Uyemura International Corp.: "Need for more cell site components and PWBs."

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