5G prep boosts wireless speeds across US cities

February 12, 2019


Mobile 5G may not be here yet, but investments carriers have been making to get ready for 5G in dense urban areas is already paying off in terms of faster and more reliable service.

And it’s likely to only get better as the race to real 5G continues in 2019.

That’s the takeaway from a report from independent network testing firm, RootMetrics. In its semi-annual report, which tests network performance for all four major US carriers in 125 metro markets across all 50 states, the firm saw some of the biggest shifts in performance among all four carriers in cities, where wireless carriers have been busy upgrading their networks to get ready for 5G.

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