Tag: 5G

  • Verizon’s 5G Home Internet Now Comes With Free Walmart+

    Verizon’s 5G Home Internet Now Comes With Free Walmart+

    Been thinking of testing out Verizon’s 5G Home Internet service? Right not only can you get fast 5G home internet starting at just $35 a month, but you can also get a free year of Walmart+ with the 5G Home Plus plan. With Verizon 5G Home Internet, you can watch your favorite shows and movies […]

  • AT&T 5G Will Power NBA Holo Interviews From the Orlando Campus

    AT&T 5G Will Power NBA Holo Interviews From the Orlando Campus

    It’s been a strange year for sports, and things are getting even more futuristic with AT&T and the NBA introducing holo interviews between analysts and the players to make it look like they’re in the same room when they’re actually in different states. TNT’s NBA Pre-Game Show and ESPN’s NBA Countdown will all take place virtually this […]

  • Skyboxe’s ‘All-in-One’ Android TV Hub Gets FCC Approval

    Skyboxe’s ‘All-in-One’ Android TV Hub Gets FCC Approval

    Featured Image: Skyboxe Wireless startup Skyboxe announced this week that it’s received certification from the Federal Communications Commission for its all-in-one, Android TV-based hub. The company says its Skyboxe 4G could replace a cable modem, WiFi router, streaming device, and more when it releases later this year. The set-top device aims to serve as a […]

  • US Near the Bottom in 5G Speed Rankings

    US Near the Bottom in 5G Speed Rankings

    The 5G cell network first hit the United States about 18 months ago, so we’ve got some good data now about its overall performance. And unfortunately, it’s not great news. Out of 12 countries tested by Opensignal (an independent mobile analytics company), Saudia Arabia was the clear winner,  leading the way both in overall speed […]

  • Verizon Will Highlight 5G Service at the Indy 500

    Verizon Will Highlight 5G Service at the Indy 500

    While fans won’t be able to attend the Indy 500 in person, Verizon is using  5G Ultra Wideband service to bring race fans into the center of the action. A high-definition, 5G-enabled, 360-degree camera will be placed on the infield and these fans can then access an AR portal on their smartphone and be virtually […]

  • Cricket Wireless Launches Nationwide 5G and Free HBO Max Offer

    Cricket Wireless Launches Nationwide 5G and Free HBO Max Offer

    Cricket Wireless just launched 5G coverage for its customers nationwide, along with a Simply Data Rate Plan that gives you 100GB of data for $90/month. Here’s what the 5G means for Cricket Wireless customers: Quick downloads for viewing of on-demand entertainment. Low latency so that gamers can play their favorite mobile games. A broad range […]

  • When Will 3G Be Retired? Here are the Timelines for Verizon, T-Mobile & AT&T

    When Will 3G Be Retired? Here are the Timelines for Verizon, T-Mobile & AT&T

    With more talk of 5G enabled devices and wireless companies expanding their coverage maps, it’s time to talk about 3G. 3G technology launched in 2002 with CNN asking “will it catch on?” 4G was introduced in 2009, and is still the current standard, though 5G has been in the works for some time. With the […]

  • Google Is Asking FCC to Approve 17-State 6GHz Network Test

    Google Is Asking FCC to Approve 17-State 6GHz Network Test

    In a recent request to the Federal Communications Commission, Google is apparently aiming to conduct a broadband network test in several US states. It’s not entirely clear exactly what Google’s up to, but FCC documents spotted by Business Insider indicate the company’s project involves tests centered on the 6GHz spectrum band. “Google proposes to conduct […]

  • Verizon Accounts for More Than Half of 5G Phones Sold in the US

    Verizon Accounts for More Than Half of 5G Phones Sold in the US

    As 5G cell service continues to roll out across the nation, one provider in particular is making a major push to make sure they’re not left behind. Out of the 4.1 million 5G compatible phones sold so far in the United States, a full 54% of them are on the Verizon network, according to data […]

  • AT&T 5G is Now Nationwide

    AT&T 5G is Now Nationwide

    AT&T announced today that its 5G network for consumers and businesses is now nationwide. All current AT&T unlimited wireless plans will come with AT&T 5G a no additional cost, beginning August 7. “Just as our lives have shifted in the past few months, so has our expectation of wireless technology,” said Jeff McElfresh, CEO of […]