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Podcast episode 36: Building the 5G ecosystem

5G requires additional CAPEX investments, and it’s arriving at a time when telecom companies are feeling the pinch. But to Salesforce’s Steve Mannel, the real ROI for 5G won’t come from consumers — it will come from building an enterprise ecosystem. Below is a transcript of this conversation. Some parts have been edited for clarity.  Michael Hainsworth: We’ve all heard it. 5G isn’t just another generation. It’s expensive to deploy and operate. And it’s arriving at a time when telecom

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