Intel confirms that its 5G modem chips won't be in phones until 2020. By the same token, Apple's first 5G iPhone likely won't materialize until then.
Qualcomm is already taking the wraps off the Snapdragon X55, its 'second-generation 5G solution.' That's despite the fact that a Snapdragon X50 device has yet to launch commercially.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2019
OnePlus will show off a phone with 5G capabilities later this month at the Mobile World Congress. Don’t get too excited about the phone, though.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 13, 2019
AT&T’s 5G E badge first appeared on some Android phones in early January. Now iPhone users are in for a 'new' network, courtesy of the iOS 12.2 beta 2 update.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 5, 2019
Foldable phones are coming this year. Huawei tweeted a teaser of its first 5G foldable phone, possibly making a debut at MWC 2019 in Barcelona.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 2, 2019
Verizon is said to have won a bidding war against other carriers for exclusivity rights to the rumored 5G Galaxy S10 model. This means that Samsung's top-of-the-line phone for 2019 will be restricted to Big Red's networks at first.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 13, 2019
After AT&T started misleading subscribers with a fake 5G logo, Verizon is promising it won't do the same. It's also calling on the industry to only call something 5G under certain circumstances.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 8, 2019
Intel thinks the 5G and artificial intelligence are crucial to the next generation of laptops. With Project Athena, it’s asking all sorts of PC manufacturers to bring that future closer.
Computers January 8, 2019
AT&T’s 5G indicator, rolled out recently to select phones, is just a sticker. Or at least that’s what T-Mobile thinks it is with this latest shade.
Internet January 8, 2019
AT&T is misleading some of its customers with a fake 5G logo. Some phones now show '5G E,' which stands for '5G Evolution,' instead of the 'LTE' indicator, even though they're really connected via 4G.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 7, 2019
AT&T is finally ready to give every Android phone owner a taste of 5G connectivity. The only problem is that its 5G is actually fake.
Internet December 21, 2018
OnePlus is set to release a flagship phone in 2019 that has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip baked in and 5G capabilities. It’s not the OnePlus 7, though.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 6, 2018
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 mobile platform is finally here. Expect it to arrive as soon as 2019, when the first wave of phones capable of 5G connectivity start coming out.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 4, 2018
Samsung and Verizon are teaming up to release the first smartphone capable of 5G sometime during the first half of 2019. The phone’s specs, form factor, and features are unclear as of now, however.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 3, 2018
Apple won’t release an iPhone capable of 5G until 2020. Its chosen modem provider, Intel, is still having some problems with its 5G chip.
Apple November 3, 2018
Apple is expected to roll out its 5G-compatible phones by 2020. However, Apple is taking it easy as it has to shell out an additional $21 per unit for the use of 5G technology.
Apple August 24, 2018
LG will roll out a smartphone in the first half of next year that will be customized to work with Sprint's proposed 5G network. Most of the details about the device, however, remain unclear.
Internet August 15, 2018
Qualcomm just cleared a big hurdle blocking our path to true 5G innovation. The chipmaker just unveiled its new QTM052 mmWave component that’ll be able to accurately pinpoint the nearest 5G tower.
Internet July 24, 2018
AT&T has been gearing up for the push of 5G network to customers in the United States. The company has announced the first three cities that will be part of the initial launch of the new network.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 23, 2018
HTC showcased a smartphone at a 5G event and it's likely its next flagship, the HTC U12 codenamed 'Imagine.' The smartphone sports a large display with thin bezels and an 18:9 aspect ratio, and is expected to come with top-notch specs and features.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 7, 2018
The 5G-capable Huawei Mate 10 Pro will reportedly not make it to Verizon either as the U.S. government is worried about Huawei's ties with the Chinese government. AT&T previously dropped the Mate 10 Pro as well.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 30, 2018
Contrary to what’s been previously reported, the Trump administration is not planning to build a centralized 5G network to avoid Chinese interference. Simply put, it’s not going to be possible.
Internet January 30, 2018
According to an Axios report, the Trump administration is planning to build a government-controlled, centralized, nationwide 5G network within the next three years. The proposal, meant to protect the United States from China, is already receiving backlash.
Internet January 30, 2018
T-Mobile was just crowned the winner of OpenSignal's annual survey for mobile networks. The 2018 State of Mobile Networks report shows that the carrier won in five out of six categories.
Internet January 23, 2018
T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray reiterated the Un-Carrier's promise of rolling out a nationwide 5G network by 2020. However, as expected, he also criticized the 5G plans of rival carriers AT&T and Verizon in the process.
Internet January 19, 2018
A recent report confirmed AT&T's plans to become the first carrier to offer 5G connectivity. The company plans to launch its new wireless standard later this year.
Business Tech January 4, 2018
Verizon officially announced plans to deploy 5G residential broadband services in the United States by the end of 2018. The rollout will begin in the second half of the year, starting with Sacramento.
Internet November 30, 2017
According to an in-depth study by PCMag, Verizon is the fastest U.S. network, but not exactly by a mile. The results come as all major carriers fight to be on top, especially with the promise of 5G inching closer.
Internet June 20, 2017
Apple may be starting tests for a 5G network in California. The new millimeter wave wireless technology will pave the way for a better and faster connectivity for its smartphones.
Apple May 24, 2017
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
AT&T has announced that its 5G Evolution network technology is rolling out to more cities later this year, poised to deliver twice the speed of existing 4G LTE networks. However, its new network might not even be true 5G.
Internet April 25, 2017
Verizon is banking on Corning’s fiber optics technology to improve its wireless broadband infrastructure. The deal will last from 2018 until 2020.
Business Tech April 19, 2017
AT&T has announced the acquisition of Straight Path Communications for $1.6 billion, solidifying its position as one of the industry's forerunners of 5G technology.
Business Tech April 11, 2017
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
With a terahertz transmitter in place, faster data rates can be expected. This will mean easier-to-download mobile content, which will allow users to enjoy content on wireless devices with more ease.
Material Science February 7, 2017
T-Mobile tops the Nielsen survey for subscribers' self-reported overall satisfaction. Observers attribute this to the uncarrier's ditching of contracts, price cuts, and free video streaming, among other innovations.
Business Tech February 7, 2017
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 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 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
AT&T detailed big plans for 5G evolution at CES 2017, announcing a 5G video trial with DirecTV Now. The trial will take place in the first half of this year in Austin, Texas, and it's only the beginning.
CES 2017 January 4, 2017
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
Lenovo promised to introduce new Moto Mods for the Moto Z in 2017 and one such modular extension holds particularly great promise. More specifically, the Moto Z could rock a 5G Moto Mod next year.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 2, 2016
Ericsson announced that it aims to expand its presence in the media industry. The company will rely on its video processing, mobility and cloud infrastructure to team up with tech giants such as Google and Intel.
Business Tech September 12, 2016
The Obama Administration and private tech companies will team up to tackle 5G and the problems it currently faces.
Apps/Software July 18, 2016
The FCC recently voted yes to pave the way for the wireless networks of tomorrow. The commission agreed to offer broader spectrum for 5G, which promises high speeds and ultra capacity for consumers and enterprises.
Internet July 15, 2016