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U.S. Launches Projects to Test and Expand 5G 

In October, the United States announced a pair of ambitious projects to expand and test 5G in rural regions and on U.S. military bases. At the end of the month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted an order intended to help expand 5G in rural America. The “5G Fund for Rural America” (“5G Fund”) will […]

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How Will 5G Impact Local Communities?

Next-generation 5G wireless technology has the power to transform local communities into smart cities. With help from sensors connected to 5G networks, local officials would be able to collect data that would tell them how to improve air quality and prevent wildfires, traffic lights would be able to “talk” to each other in order to […]

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This New Discovery Could Expand 5G Beyond Cities

Next generation 5G networks are estimated to deliver at least ten times the speeds of current 4G networks. These lightning-fast speeds would revolutionize the internet by allowing for dramatically faster downloads. When 5G is fully deployed, it is expected to transform entire industries including  transportation, healthcare, and manufacturing. However, the full roll out of 5G […]

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Can a New Discovery Take Future Wireless Networks Beyond 5G?

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to cause major delays in the deployment of 5G networks worldwide. However, these delays are likely to vary by region. In the U.S., the rollout has managed to maintain its current pace, albeit with some regional setbacks. While Europe should see major delays, other regions such as China may see […]

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Before 5G Transforms Society, It Will Need to Work Indoors

When next-generation 5G technology finally makes its way into cities around the world, it’s expected to revolutionize society. It is able to dramatically transform areas such as  transportation, healthcare, and manufacturing. 5G will be noticeably faster than its 4G predecessor. The technology can wirelessly connect machines and devices, accelerate manufacturer production, provide autonomous vehicles the […]

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Why 2020 Could be the Year of 5G

After a bumpy start, 5G is slowly taking off. Some experts think the next-generation mobile technology will reach new heights by the end of 2020. Last year, AT&T and Verizon launched 5G networks in a handful of urban areas, and released only a few phones compatible with the standard. These companies now say they will […]

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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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