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A game changer for gaming

5G will transform industry by giving streaming services a chance to become big competitors

| Japan
Hirokazu Hamamura, president of Gzbrain.
Hirokazu Hamamura, head of Famitsu Group, speaks to the Nikkei Asian Review in Tokyo on Dec. 19. (Photo by Manami Yamada)

The year 2019 is expected to see the start of the 5G era with global companies planning to roll out new products using next-generation wireless networks that will enable broadband-like speeds for smartphones.

This development will drastically affect the electronic gaming industry.

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