5G is the next big thing for wireless carriers, but for it to really matter there has to be smartphones on the market that can actually take advantage of the faster speeds. Well, it turns out at least one company is ready to start making announcements to prepare customers for what’s coming down the pipe.
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AT&T has been building up the launch of its 5G mobile network for quite some time, and now the big blue network has announced that it will launch its mobile 5G network this year in 12 different markets in the United States in late 2018. This ... Read More »
Sprint, following in the steps of the other major wireless networks, has officially announced its own (vague) plans to launch a 5G network.
Today, Sprint announced that it is collaborating with Qualcomm and SoftBank to “develop technologies for 5G, including the 3GPP New Radio (NR) standard in Band 41 (2.5GHz) for accelerated wide-scale ... Read More »
The wireless market shifted dramatically with the rise of LTE, and in the coming years, another shift is expected to occur with the launch of 5G networks. While multiple network providers have issued statements on their plans for 5G, T-Mobile is now jumping into the game, announcing what it says will be “truly ... Read More »
AT&T plans to deploy 5G service in select cities this year, and now Verizon has announced that it’s getting in on the future-proofing fun, too.
Verizon says that it will begin testing its 5G network by mid-2017, and that the “pre-commercial” service will be in 11 different markets in the United States. Select customers in the following ... Read More »
AT&T has announced that it launching its new 5G Evolution network in two markets: Austin and Indianapolis. Theoretical speeds will be 400Mbps to start, but will eventually reach the full 1 Gbps as soon as this year in some areas.
With that, AT&T is bringing a platform called AT&T Network 3.0 Indigo. The 5G Evolution network ... Read More »
AT&T‘s 2G network has officially shut down. The company announced that it took down the 2G network on New Year’s Day, January 1. This move has been in the making for four years, and now it’s finally done.
If you’re still on a 2G-only phone, it’s time to upgrade. 3G and 4G LTE cover ... Read More »