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DOD to hire a 'next G' lead to focus on future of networks

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The Department of Defense plans to hire a “next G” lead in the coming months as it moves to think beyond just fifth generation wireless telecommunications tech, the department’s CTO said Thursday. There is a candidate identified and in the process of being hired, but his name has not been internally announced, Heidi Shyu, the department’s top engineer, said. Shyu added that she wants the DOD to start investing in…