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AT&T's '5G E' network not faster than 4G on T-Mobile & Verizon

  AT&T’s controversial “5G E” network — really rebranded 4G LTE — may actually be slower than Verizon and T-Mobile’s LTE networks, a newly-published study says. 5G E-capable devices managed an average download speed of 28.8 megabits per second on AT&T between Jan. 28 and Feb. 26, according to Opensignal data. That ranks against 29.4 megabits on T-Mobile LTE, and ... Read More »

AT&T’s fake 5G is slower than rivals’ real 4G

Although 5G phones haven’t arrived yet, AT&T would like to convince you otherwise by advertising an upgraded version of its 4G network as “5G Evolution,” or “5G E.” A new study, however, confirms that AT&T’s upgrades are no faster than comparable (and more honestly-marketed) 4G improvements from T-Mobile and Verizon. In fact, AT&T’s network is a little bit slower. Ars ... Read More »

Could access to BT's 4G and 5G service be coming to a lamppost near you? – FierceWireless

BT, formerly British Telecom, wants greater access to deploy 4G and 5G outdoor wireless services in urban centers across the U.K. It proposes ending exclusive concessions agreements between individual mobile carriers and local authorities that own the closed-circuit television columns and lampposts that are used to locate mobile network equipment such as small cells. Under the concessions model, a mobile ... Read More »

Opensignal: AT&T’s 5G E falls short of T-Mobile and Verizon 4G speeds

AT&T’s “5G Evolution” cellular service isn’t just controversial and arguably misleading, it’s also slower than the 4G speeds offered by rivals T-Mobile and Verizon, according to a new report today from OpenSignal. Over a one-month period spanning January 28 through February 26, OpenSignal compared the average performance of “5G E capable” phones and “all others” on AT&T’s network with similarly ... Read More »

Kyocera Launches Rugged FirstNet Ready™ DuraForce PRO 2 Military-Grade 4G LTE Smartphone With AT&T

Kyocera International, Inc. , the leader in rugged mobile solutions, today announced that its military-grade rugged DuraForce PRO 2, a 4G LTE Android smartphone, has been added to its rugged devices available through AT&T. Designed for public safety and enterprise use, especially first responders and construction, DuraForce PRO 2 is dependable and durable in even the harshest environments. DuraForce PRO ... Read More »