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Mobile phones with 5G are displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 22, 2016. (Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images)
Mobile phones with 5G are displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 22, 2016. (Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images)
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The wireless technology known as 5G, or fifth generation, would make current wireless networks around 10 times faster. It is still being developed, but the Federal Communications Commission voted yesterday to adopt new rules that would help the technology become a reality.

Here & Now's Peter O’Dowd speaks with Bloomberg Gadfly’s Mike Regan about what the move means for companies, and customers.

Guest

Mike Regan, columnist for Bloomberg Gadfly. He tweets @Reganonymous.

This segment aired on July 15, 2016.

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