What Is 5G?

At the end of 2017, the wireless industry came up with the first official 5G standard. AT&T; plans to launch mobile 5G in the US this year, Verizon says it will launch 5G for homes , and T-Mobile is working on a network to launch next year. At the end of 2017, the wireless industry […]

Radical Trump Proposal Envisions Federal 5G Network

A mysterious document obtained by Axios proposes a federally owned, nationwide 5G network to counter national security threats posed specifically by Huawei and ZTE. proposes a federally owned, nationwide 5G network to counter national security threats posed specifically by Huawei and ZTE. The proposal would upend the entire US mobile network market, rebalance power between […]

Qualcomm’s RF Wins Bode Well for T-Mobile Customers

LAS VEGAS–Qualcomm announced that its RF front-end components will be going into phones from five different manufacturers, making it likely that all five makers’ phones will support T-Mobile’s new 600MHz Band 71 network this year. LAS VEGAS–Qualcomm announced that its RF front-end components will be going into phones from five different manufacturers, making it likely […]

Google Can’t Save ISP Competition, We Need to Save Ourselves

Maybe we’re doomed. The Verge noticed today that Google’s wireless broadband subsidiary, Webpass, is dropping out of Boston , part of Google’s general retreat from its original, ambitious, nationwide Google Fiber plans. Maybe we’re doomed. The Verge noticed today that Google’s wireless broadband subsidiary, Webpass, is You could say this is two steps forward, one […]