Verizon Reaches Goal, Delivers 5G in 31 Cities

Verizon has officially reached its stated goal of delivering 5G in at least 30 cities before the end of 2019. According the company’s news feed, Verizon has officially crossed the 30 city threshold, with 5G now active in 31 cities…

Verizon On Track For 5G In 30 Cities In 2019

CNET is reporting that Verizon has turned on its 5G network in Los Angeles, Des Moines, IA and Hoboken, NJ, putting the carrier on target for 30 cities in 2019. According to CNET, “Verizon’s 5G network is already live in…

FCC Looking to Make More Mid-Range Spectrum Available For 5G

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has “proposed changes to the rules governing the 3.1-3.55 GHz band, which would be the first step to making spectrum in this band available for advanced commercial services, including 5G.” The spectrum in question—3.1-3.55 GHz—is…

Analyst Cuts Odds For a Successful Merger Between T-Mobile and Sprint

As the trial to prevent the T-Mobile/Sprint merger entered its third day, at least one analyst cut the odds for a successful merger. A coalition of 13 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit to prevent the third…

FCC Votes Against Changing Cell Phone Safety Rules; No Evidence of 5G Health Risks

With all four of the major U.S. carriers rolling out some form of 5G, there have been widespread concerns about potential health risks, especially regarding the millimeter wave (mmWave) variety. Because mmWave has limited range, base stations and repeaters must…

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,…

T-Mobile Delivers 5G Network Days Ahead of Schedule

T-Mobile originally announced it was unveiling its nationwide 5G network on December 6. It seems the carrier has beat expectations, unveiling 5G today, four days ahead of schedule. According to Engadget, the network T-Mobile has turned on is its 600…

KT Links 5G Network and Satellite, Transferring Data Between Them

ZDNet is reporting that KT, South Korea’s largest telephone company, has announced the successful transfer of data between their 5G network and a satellite 36,000 kilometers away. The news has huge implications for wireless carriers around the world, as many…

AT&T Launching 5G Network In Conjunction With Galaxy S10 Plus 5G

The Verge is reporting that AT&T is finally ready to launch its 5G network next month.