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This 5G Party Will Take a Long Time to Get Started

Tiernan Ray

In the case of 5G wireless, the next global bump up in speed for smartphones, the chips are in the cabinet, the dip is still in the fridge, but the telecom industry is trying to convince you the party is started. It's going to take a long time, a very long time, for 5G wireless to be sufficiently widespread that the average consumer in the U.S. can take advantage of it.