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For the third time in less than two months, the U.S. aviation system has faced the threat of widespread flight disruptions over potential 5G interference — only to get a temporary reprieve.

A last-minute accord between wireless telephone companies and aviation authorities Tuesday averted major disruptions but didn’t eliminate them. Left to be worked out is a long-term solution that will enable mobile phone companies to take advantage of super fast wireless technology without interfering with aviation.

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