Major disruption

Several media including BBC reported that the impending switch-on of 5G mobile phone services will cause major disruption to flights. The airline companies said the start of Verizon and AT&T 5G mobile phone services would cause a disruption for flights. In fact, the 5G network will be available in the middle of January, 2022.

More specifically, airlines fear that C-band 5G signals will disrupt planes’ navigation systems, particularly those used in bad weather. The chief executives of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines mentioned together.

“Immediate intervention is necessary to avoid significant operational disruption to air passengers, shippers, supply chain and delivery of medical supplies.”

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