T-Mobile Rolling Out Sprint’s Spectrum to Improve Network

On the heels of its merger with Sprint, T-Mobile is wasting no time putting the former company’s spectrum to use improving its own network.

5G Deploying Faster Than 4G

While it may seem 5G is taking a long time to roll out, new data shows deployment is moving along much faster than its predecessors.

UK-US ‘Special Relationship’ Tested As Boris Johnson Faces Rebellion Over Huawei Decision

The UK decided Tuesday to allow Huawei to have a limited role in building the country’s 5G network. The decision has strained relations with the U.S. and sparked a rebellion within Boris Johnson’s own party, according to CNBC and The…

FCC Frees Up 3.5GHz Mid-Band For Wireless Use

The Federal Communications Commission has authorized the commercial use of the mid-range 3.5GHz spectrum, according to a press release by the CBRS Alliance. The 3.5GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum is being marketed under the name OnGo. Up until…

Nokia CEO Predicts 5G Maturity In 2021

In an interview with Bloomberg, Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri discussed 5G, including his belief the market will reach maturity in 2021. Suri was first asked when he expected 5G to make a meaningful impact on Nokia’s numbers. “It will start…

Verizon, T-Mobile and US Cellular Exaggerated 4G LTE Coverage

Yesterday we reported on the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) plans to allocate $9 billion to assist rural 5G rollout. It appears that decision was motivated by an investigation showing that Verizon, T-Mobile and US Cellular exaggerated the extent of their…

T-Mobile’s Low-Band 5G Two to Four Times Faster Than 4G

T-Mobile recently announced the nationwide availablility of their low-band, 600MHz 5G, expected to be 20 percent faster than 4G. If VentureBeat’s testing is any indication, T-Mobile subscribers should be very happy with real-world speeds. With 5G rollout dominating the news,…

MediaTek and Intel Partner to Bring 5G to PCs

While 5G is just beginning to roll out and is only supported by a handful of phones, MediaTek and Intel have announced a partnership to bring the new technology to PCs. 5G promises to be a revolutionary upgrade to the…

New 5G Security Flaws Discovered, Threatening Privacy and Security

Companies around the world are working to roll out 5G networks, facing regulatory, logistic, economic and technical hurdles along the way. Now, according to WIRED, researchers have discovered a number of new flaws in the specification, adding yet another challenge…

Fears Over 5G Radiation Prompt Nationwide Backlash in Switzerland

Despite being one of the first countries to roll out 5G, AFP is reporting that Switzerland is experiencing significant backlash to the new technology. 5G, or fifth-generation wireless, is the next evolution of wireless technology, promising faster speeds, more connected…