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Report: Verizon 5G Home service too expensive to scale, attracts few users – VentureBeat

Verizon may have been the world’s first major carrier to launch a commercial 5G network, but a new report suggests that its 5G Home service isn’t practically scalable — its short-range 5G “small cells” are expensive to install, reach too few customers, and might not be economically feasible for a nationwide rollout. That’s the harsh conclusion of research analysts at MoffettNathanson ... Read More »

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

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 »

Huawei ban would delay 5G rollout: Three – BBC News

The rollout of 5G networks will be delayed if the UK government bans the use of Huawei equipment, the boss of mobile operator Three has warned. A UK government telecoms infrastructure review is nearing completion amid pressure from the US for the UK to ban the Chinese telecoms giant from involvement in 5G networks. David Dyson from Three said a ... Read More »

KT 5G being launched by Ericsson – ZDNet

Ericsson has announced being chosen by Korean carrier KT to help launch its 5G mobile network by early April. KT will be launching commercial 5G services nationwide across Korea next month in line with its competitors, with Ericsson to provide standards-based 5G NR hardware and software from its 5G portfolio on KT’s 3.5GHz network under the contract. According to Ericsson, ... Read More »

AT&T's top exec: China isn't beating US on 5G – yet – WRAL Tech Wire

.fb-comments,.fb-comments span,.fb-comments span iframe[style]min-width:100%!important;width:100%!important There’s a lot of concern from the Trump administration and policymakers about America’s ability to compete with China on building the next generation of wireless networks, but AT&T chief Randall Stephenson said Wednesday that China isn’t beating the United States on 5G — yet. While AT&T, which owns CNN’s parent company WarnerMedia, has 5G up and ... Read More »

5G: US and China are sparring over Huawei in Germany – Vox.com

The United States and China are locked in a battle over the future of cutting-edge wireless technology, with Europe caught right in the middle. And so far, it looks like China is winning. The fight is over whether European nations should allow the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei to install fifth-generation, or “5G,” networks on the continent. That technology will change ... Read More »

This Stock Is America's 5G "Landlord" — And It Pays A 3.8% Dividend – Forbes

The upgrade to 5G is the most disruptive event of the decade. For those not familiar with this technology, 5G is the new lightning-fast network our phones will soon run on. It’s a huge leap that will enable world-changing disruptions like self-driving cars and next-generation military equipment. The US government recently stamped national priority on the 5G technology. Which means billions of dollars ... Read More »

U.S. bid to blockade Huawei fizzles in European 5G rollout – Seattle Times

Last summer, the Trump administration started a campaign to convince its European allies to bar China’s Huawei Technologies from their telecom networks. Bolstered by the success of similar efforts in Australia and New Zealand, the White House sent envoys to European capitals with warnings that Huawei’s gear would open a backdoor for Chinese spies. The U.S. even threatened to cut ... Read More »