5G is coming to Boston. Here's what that actually means. [telecom]

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By Nik DeCosta-Klipa

5G - the potentially transformative, if opaquely understood, new wave
of network technology - is making inroads in Boston.

The nation's two biggest wireless providers recently announced plans
to expand "5G" services to Boston. Last week, Verizon announced that
its customers now have access to its 5G network in the Fenway neigh-
borhood. And a few days later, AT&T said it would be rolling out a
"low-band" 5G network across eastern Massachusetts in the coming


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