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Delays on 5G Home Internet

Verizon became the first major U.S. provider to offer 5G home internet service in October of 2018. To promote its launch, the company gave Sacramento, Los Angeles, Houston, and Indianapolis three months of free 5G home internet service. What is 5G Home Internet? In order for consumers to get internet at home, it can be […]

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Staff Picks—Top Ten Blog Posts of 2019

It’s almost time to welcome the new year! 2019 is coming to a close, so let’s take a quick look back at our staff selected posts from this past year. This top 10 list was curated based on reader views, likes, comments, social shares, and more. From blockchain technology to 5G networks, renewable energy, and […]

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Expanding 5G Coverage

5G coverage continues to spread slowly as more and more locations are added to carrier maps. Major telecommunications agencies such as T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint are working on providing 5G network connection and 5G-capable phones for consumers. See how far they have come. T-Mobile T-Mobile recently launched 5G connectivity in 5,000 cities. This means […]

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Use Cases for Autonomous Vehicle Technology

A future with widespread autonomous vehicle (AV) technology could include less traffic, safer roads, and interconnected vehicles that allow drivers to sit back and enjoy the ride. Expected to reach $556.67 billion USD by 2026, the market place for AV technology is growing quickly. However, the industry still has a long way to go. In […]

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Combining 5G and Edge Computing

While it may be too early to know exactly how 5G will benefit edge computing, the technology will have some sort of impact on consumers and businesses. The growth of edge computing and 5G are mutually dependent. In order for 5G to provide accelerated network speeds, it requires on low-latency and high interconnection that can […]

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Private 5G Networks

The improved speed and latency of 5G can improve various industries including automation, entertainment, and IT. Because of its widespread applicability, more and more network providers—such as Verizon and T-Mobile—are working on rolling out 5G to the public. However, companies and organizations have the option of taking a different route by looking into building their […]

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The Progression of 5G Network Connectivity

The fifth generation of wireless technology is here—although it’s not quite here. The top four major carriers in the U.S. have cities with some sort of 5G capabilities. While Verizon, T-mobile, and Sprint are currently offering 5G to consumers, AT&T is only offering the service to businesses and institutions. However, by 2025 half of the […]

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What’s Stalling the 5G Rollout in the UK?

The British government pledged to get 15 million sites connected to 5G by 2025, but the project is already facing major setbacks. Disputes between landlords, local authorities, and mobile network operators (MNOs) over access to street furniture— specifically lampposts— for transmitter installation are currently stalling the 5G rollout. While MNOs have complained about lack of […]

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Study Shows AT&T 5G E is Slower than Verizon and T-Mobile 4G

Study Shows AT&T 5GE is Slower than Verizon and T-Mobile 4G

4G became available to the public in 2009-2011. After that, LTE-Advanced technology was created for a faster connection, but it’s still 4G. All four major cell carriers in the US have their own LTE Advanced service offering. However, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile call it 4G. AT&T refers to its 4G service as “5GE,” which the […]

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