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Samsung sets a new 5G download speed record, 5Gbps+ with Galaxy S20+

March 4, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung just became the first 5G phone and network equipment maker to break the 5Gbps download speed barrier northwards, and with off-the-shelf gear at that, including an oldie but goodie Galaxy S20+. Using a combined 40MHz of 4G frequency and […]


Networking, Tech

T-Mobile leaves throttling behind with its new 5G unlimited data plan

February 23, 2021

Via: Mashable

On Feb. 24, T-Mobile is launching a new data plan for those with 5G-enabled smartphones. It’s called Magenta Max, and it essentially replaces the provider’s Magenta Plus plan. For $57 per-line-per-month, you’ll get unlimited talk, text, and data, along with […]


Networking, Tech

Qualcomm’s 10-Gigabit 5G Modem Is Here, but You’ll Have to Hang Tight for Those Speeds

February 9, 2021

Via: Gizmodo

As we continue to transition from LTE to 5G, Qualcomm just announced the world’s first 5G modem capable of reaching data speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second. Devices featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chips, which use a Qualcomm X60 […]


Networking, Tech

Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T ‘fastest’ 5G network coverage expansion plans for 2021

February 3, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

This year, a critical mass of US carrier 5G networks expansion and sub-$400 5G phones may usher in a watershed moment in the next cellular connectivity standard adoption rates. After all, Apple made sure that even the cheapest members of […]


Networking, Tech

StarHub sticks with Nokia in 5G standalone network rollout

February 2, 2021

Via: ZDnet

StarHub is sticking with Nokia as its equipment partner to build out its 5G standalone network. The move is touted to allow the Singapore telco to run 5G services independent of existing 4G network technology. The move comes six months […]


Networking, Tech

5G is getting faster, but the U.S. is lagging behind

December 10, 2020

Via: Mashable

5G is catching on quickly. According to a new report by Speedtest, the next-gen mobile network has seen major adoption this year. 5G has also gotten a lot faster, though speeds vary tremendously depending on where you live. Based on […]


Networking, Tech

5G rollout faster than expected; will reach a billion people this year

November 30, 2020

Via: 9to5Mac

Swedish networking giant Ericsson has reported that the 5G rollout is progressing faster than expected and that around a billion people worldwide will have coverage by the end of this year. The report says this makes 5G rollout faster than […]


Networking, Tech

T-Mobile continues its furious 5G network upgrading pace, inching closer to a big year-end goal

October 28, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Shortly after finally being allowed to complete a merger in the works since April 2018, T-Mobile announced back in April 2020 it had already started to integrate Sprint’s mid-band spectrum into its widespread but sluggish 5G network initially based entirely […]


Networking, Tech

AT&T follows Verizon’s suit while beating T-Mobile to the punch with ‘Unlimited Your Way’ plans

September 29, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

AT&T is not exactly ahead of the US carrier pack in terms of either raw 5G speeds or the availability of its next-gen wireless network, which may have played a role in T-Mobile’s recent surge to the number two spot […]


Networking, Tech

Verizon stays well ahead of T-Mobile and AT&T in one key 5G metric

August 12, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

It’s no longer a big secret that Verizon comfortably leads the regional (and even global) 5G speed chart while trailing behind both T-Mobile and AT&T in terms of the actual availability of the next-gen cellular signal due to its objectively […]