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AT&T has big plans for the 2020 expansion of its 5G network and phone lineup

January 9, 2020


Not to be outdone by Verizon’s bombastic 5G claims and promises made at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show, AT&T took the glamorous Vegas stage yesterday to announce some of its milestones planned for the rest of 2020.

America’s second-largest wireless service provider only flipped the low-band 5G switch last month in a measly 10 cities, but the immediate goal is to cover no less than 200 million people with an advanced network enabling higher download speeds and lower latency “by the summer.” As impressive as that sounds, it’s worth keeping in mind that T-Mobile launched America’s first “nationwide 5G network” more than a month ago, claiming to cover, you guessed it, “more than 200 million people”, as well as more than 1 million square miles.

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