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FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo a sign advertises 5G at the Qualcomm booth at CES International in Las Vegas. Qualcomm and Apple drove declines in technology stocks on Wednesday, May 22. Qualcomm plunged following a federal judge's ruling against the chipmaker in an antitrust case. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

5G will be in every metro area in the US by end of 2020: Qualcomm president: For all of the hype surrounding 5G cellular technology — the super-fast download and upload speeds, massive bandwidth, and incredibly-low latency — it's still not available in most areas. In fact, what is available, especially of the fastest version of 5G, in some regions, is limited to just a few city blocks. But according to Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon, that should change by the end of this year.

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