Nokia has scored a big win, signing a five-year deal with AT&T to provide 5G equipment for the carrier’s C-Band spectrum rollout.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to free up additional mid-band spectrum, once reserved for the military, for 5G.
T-Mobile is touting the strength of its 5G network following a record-breaking FCC auction of coveted mid-range spectrum.
The FCC has finally revealed the winners of its mid-band spectrum auction, and Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile came out on top.
The FCC’s mid-band spectrum auction has concluded its initial phase, and the bidding reveals carriers are all-in on mid-band.
T-Mobile has said it is “the only adult in the room on 5G” as it takes Verizon, and to a lesser extent AT&T, to task over 5G claims.
T-Mobile has doubled the extent of its mid-band 5G coverage in just a month, with plans to provide coverage to 100 million by year’s end.
T-Mobile has used new radio carrier aggregation to boost 5G performance, combining mid-band downloads with low-band uploads.