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5G home internet comparison: How T-Mobile and Verizon stack up with price, speed, incentives

August 1, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

5G home internet competition in the US is heating up and providers like T-Mobile and Verizon are offering some big incentives to attract customers. Follow along for speed, pricing, and fine details for each provider in our 5G home internet […]


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T-Mobile 5G home internet reaches 5 million new addresses in the middle of the country

June 30, 2022

Via: The Verge

T-Mobile has announced that its 5G home internet service is now available in more cities, spanning parts of Colorado, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, and Kansas. The service now covers more than 40 million homes, and earlier this spring, the company said […]


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The FCC authorizes SpaceX’s Starlink system to be used on vehicles in motion

June 30, 2022

Via: The Verge

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted SpaceX authorization to use its Starlink satellite internet system on vehicles in motion — including cars, trucks, boats, and aircraft. It’s a big win for SpaceX’s Starlink system, potentially opening up the service […]


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Report: How 5G speeds compare at the 25 busiest US airports and against the national average

June 23, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

A new study from Opensignal looks at how 5G performance compares at the 25 busiest airports vs 5G/LTE overall speeds as well as putting the numbers up against the national average in the US. Despite Verizon and AT&T pushin5G g back […]


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US says internet services are exempt from Russian sanctions

April 11, 2022

Via: The Verge

The US Department of the Treasury is exempting telecommunications services from ongoing sanctions against Russia. The move, confirmed late last week in an order, follows requests from advocacy groups who feared a disruption would cut off Russian activists’ access to […]


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Here’s how 5G could be impacting your iPhone’s battery life

March 21, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has gradually brought 5G to almost its entire product lineup, starting with the iPhone 12 and expanding most recently to the iPhone SE, iPad Air, and iPad mini. While we’ve long known that 5G can have an impact on […]


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5G smartphones are finally outselling 4G phones – thanks to the iPhone

March 17, 2022

Via: ZDNet

The number of new smartphones with 5G sold in January 2022 was higher than sales of new phones that are only 4G-capable – and a lot of that growth is down to the iPhone, a relative latecomer to the 5G […]


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5G is finally ready for business

February 8, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

For years, I’ve been writing about 5G and telling you why you shouldn’t invest in it. The bottom line has been that 5G simply hasn’t been able to deliver on its high-speed, low-latency promises. But, finally, things have changed. Today, […]


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T-Mobile winnning 5G speed war as Verizon and AT&T play catch-up with C-band

January 24, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Opensignal is out with its latest report on 5G coverage and performance in the US. According to the results, T-Mobile has increased its lead over AT&T and Verizon when it comes to 5G availability, reach, download and upload speeds. However, […]


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T-Mobile wants you to know its industry-leading 5G is totally safe to use

January 21, 2022

Via: Phone Arena

By building a “nationwide” low-band 5G network first and quickly adding a significantly faster mid-band layer on top of that in many places around the country, T-Mobile has managed to gain a massive lead over its arch-rivals in terms of […]


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EE is still the fastest 5G network arund

January 20, 2022

Via: Tech Radar

EE remains the operator to beat when it comes to 5G speeds and availability, according to the latest report from network testers RootMetrics which says all four operators have shown improvements. RootMetrics conducted 650,000 tests across all four UK nations […]


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Emirates, Air India, and others cancel flights due to AT&T and Verizon’s 5G rollout

January 18, 2022

Via: The Verge

Emirates, Air India, ANA, and Japan Airlines have all announced they’re canceling some flights to the US due to this week’s rollout of C-band 5G over concerns it could potentially interfere with some instruments. This comes as cell carriers, federal […]


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AT&T and Verizon push forward on 5G expansion despite FAA concerns over flight safety

January 3, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

AT&T and Verizon are going forward with plans to activate additional 5G cellular spectrum. The expansion follows a month-long delay at the request of the Federal Aviation Administration to study how 5G C-Band affects airplane safety equipment. Reuters reports that […]


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5G wireless could still disrupt flights, US airlines warn

December 16, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

US airlines have warned that plans from Verizon and AT&T to deploy C-band 5G could lead to the disruption of thousands of flights and cost air travelers $1.6bn in delays. At a recent US Senate Commerce Committee hearing, chief executive […]


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DISH has big plans for its cloud-based 5G network that go beyond serving Boost customers

December 1, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The satellite TV honchos from DISH used to be at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, expressing a number of concerns citing lack of competition and the potential boost of plan prices in front of the FCC. […]


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T-Mobile, Verizon Outage Stops Some Users from Calling | Issue NOT on Their End

November 30, 2021

Via: Tech Times

T-Mobile and Verizon’s outage left some customers unable to contact other numbers, whereas others experienced persistent connection issues between calls. T-Mobile, Verizon Outage: What Happened As per the report by The Verge, the outage started at around 2 in the […]


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Desperate to catch up to T-Mobile, AT&T details big 5G+ expansion plans

October 26, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

If you’re a mobile tech enthusiast who likes to keep track of all of the industry’s newest developments, breakthroughs, and well, controversies, you probably already know that not all 5G networks are created equal. That’s especially true in the US, […]


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FTC Questions Personal Data Use of Six of US’s Largest ISPs like Verizon, AT&T, Google Fi, and MORE

October 21, 2021

Via: Tech Times

The Federal Trade and Communication (FTC) is now questioning the likes of Verizon, AT&T, Google Fi, and all six of the largest internet service providers of the US for harvesting personal data without reason. The companies are now called out […]


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Verizon, Samsung, and Qualcomm achieve record 5G mmWave upload speed

October 14, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

As great as it sounds to have nationwide 5G in the U.S., the real joy comes when you find yourself in an area served by mid-band or mmWave signals. Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T use low-band spectrum in order to cover […]


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T-Mobile finally sets a firm shutdown date for its own 3G network

September 16, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The day some of you might have been dreading for a while is coming relatively soon, although not quite as soon as previously reported. Instead of shutting down its legacy 3G network on October 1 of this year or April […]