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With 5G on the Horizon, 3G to Sunset By December 

3G networks in the U.S. will be retired at the end of this year. Unlike their predecessor (2G), these 3G networks will be replaced much faster with more current technology. As we previously reported, AT&T has already turned off its 3G network, and T-Mobile will do the same in July. Verizon plans to shut down […]

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Carriers to Retire 3G As Plans to Rollout 5G Expand Worldwide

The great 3G shutdown is coming. When it does, millions of devices could potentially lose their connection to the Internet. With new equipment and enhanced technology developed for 5G, wireless carriers can deliver larger amounts of data much more quickly. However, they want to do so on their current 3G networks. As Vox reported, carriers […]

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7 In-Demand IT Skills That Can Get You Hired (IEEE Education Week) 

Technology professionals are some of the most sought-after workers in today’s economy. Currently, only 1.7 percent of tech workers in the U.S. are unemployed, compared to about 4 percent of the rest of the workforce, according to the New York Times. For those who work in cyber security, unemployment drops to around 0.2 percent. Tech […]

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5G Expected to Reach Millions in the U.S. This Year

Last year, the pandemic caused serious roadblocks to 5G rollouts worldwide. Nevertheless, major U.S. telecommunications companies competed to buy highly-sought after mid-band spectrum from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), much of it representing the coveted C-band spectrum. While telecommunications giants AT&T and Verizon hope to release their C-band spectrum to millions of Americans in January […]

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Innovation At Work’s Top Five Reads from 2021

Climate change. The COVID-19 pandemic. Cyber security attacks. Artificial intelligence (AI) and data privacy regulations. The shift to 5G. These were all common themes in 2021, and are likely to continue affecting us well into the new year. To learn more, check out our top reads from 2021:  Four Cyber Security Resolutions to Adopt in […]

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Three Technologies That Can Help Make 5G A Reality

The COVID-19 pandemic has hindered 5G network rollouts in the U.S since it began almost two years ago. Now, due to pandemic-related hiccups in the global supply chain, rollouts are slowing even further. As the New York Times reports, chips and other electronics that are necessary for upgrading important network equipment, such as alarm systems […]

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How Will Industries Spur The Growth of Private 5G Networks

Next generation 5G wireless technology will deliver breakneck speeds. However, worldwide rollouts are moving at a less impressive pace (with the exception of East Asia). While individual consumers will likely wait at least a decade before they can access the full benefits of 5G, industries will be able to embrace it much sooner. When they […]

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