There's one aspect of the upcoming 5G upgrade that's definitely worth having, and it's the substantial security boost the new mobile technology promises to bring in.

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Just about every week there's a hack, massive data breach, disruption of communications or other threat; despotic regimes track dissidents and spy on them through their mobile devices and have them incarcerated or killed.

Making 5G more secure than 3G and 4G is a good thing in an increasingly hostile environment,