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Verizon Outbids AT&T To Buy Straight Path For More Than $3B: 5G Race Heating Up

AT&T announced back in April that it entered an agreement to acquire Straight Path, but that's no longer the case. Verizon outbid AT&T and snapped the company, getting a notable edge in the 5G race.

Business Tech May 11, 2017

T-Mobile Aims To Launch 5G Network Across The US By 2020, Emphasizes It's Not Fake 5G

T-Mobile has now launched a counterattack against AT&T’s 5G Evolution network, announcing plans to build a 'true' 5G network. If it delivers on its word, T-Mobile might roll out the network as soon as 2020.

Internet May 3, 2017

5G Steps Closer To Reality: Verizon To Offer 5G Trial Service In 11 Cities This Year

Verizon has announced plans to commence 5G trial services in 11 cities by mid-2017. If reports are correct, the technology could end up being 10 to 100 times faster than present-day 4G connectivity.

Internet February 22, 2017

AT&T To Launch 5G Test Runs In Austin And Indianapolis Later This Year

AT&T has announced plans to deploy 5G network test beds in Austin and Indianapolis this year. Initial top speeds will reach 400 Mbps but could reach gigabit level down the line.

Internet February 2, 2017

Verizon Could Buy Comcast Valued At $173 Billion

Verizon is rumored to be contemplating the acquisition of cable company Comcast, which is valued at $173 billion. This acquisition may aid Verizon in expanding its reach in the wireless space.

Business Tech January 19, 2017

AT&T 2G Network Officially Shut Down As Carrier's Focus Shifts To 4G, 5G Evolution, And Other Technologies

AT&T has officially shut down its 2G network, essentially killing 2G and EDGE handsets on their tracks, if they haven’t died already. 2G’s exit lets AT&T focus more on 4G and its next-generation 5G Evolution wireless technology.

Internet January 18, 2017

Verizon's Upgrade Fees Now Set At $30, Unlimited Data Plans Get 200 GB Cap

Verizon has increased the upgrade fee for subscribers switching to a new phone. This will be the case when paying for a handset's full retail price and the installment payment scheme.

Internet January 9, 2017

AT&T Launches First 5G Trial For Intel In Austin

AT&T has now launched the first business customer trial of 5G wireless technology via one of Intel’s offices located in Austin, Texas. But does this mean that commercial use of 5G is in the offing?

Internet December 6, 2016

Obama Connects To 5G With $400 Million Pledge For Future Research

The Obama Administration and private tech companies will team up to tackle 5G and the problems it currently faces.

Apps/Software July 18, 2016

Verizon Gears Up To Pilot Blazing-Fast 5G Technology In US This Year

After introducing the first 4G network to the United States six years ago, Verizon is aiming higher than ever. The carrier announced its plans to launch a hyper fast 5G network until 2020, and is working double time to make it happen.

FUTURE TECH January 23, 2016

Huawei 5G Wireless Field Tests Produce Screaming-Fast Speeds Of 3.6 Gbps

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO successfully completed a 5G wireless field trial in Chengdu, China. The results are in, and the telecom firms reported that they reached speeds up to 3.6 Gbps with an average of 1.34 Gbps.

Internet October 10, 2015

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