5G
Business

How T-Mobile plans to use 5G to challenge traditional ISPs

In a recent FCC statement, T-Mobile COO Michael Sievert outlined the company's plans to use 5G to challenge traditional ISPs such as Comcast and Charter. The company says it would offer lower rates and higher speeds.
Computing

AT&T’s new 5G network could adopt tiered billing, including a gaming plan

AT&T may be leveraging its 5G's fast speeds and low latency in order to create a special plan for gamers. AT&T didn't disclose what the 5G gaming plan will cost, but gamers could be free from Wi-Fi in the future.
Mobile

5G may spur the return of smartphones locked to specific carriers

5G is set to bring faster speeds and higher data caps to our smartphones and tablets. Unfortunately, those smartphones and tablets may be locked to the carrier they are originally purchased from.
Computing

Verizon 5G Home promises gigabit internet speeds for as low as $50

Verizon is giving cable internet and Google Fiber a run for their money with its new 5G Home. Launching October 1 at $50 in select markets, 5G Home promises up to gigabit internet speeds and no data caps.
Gaming

Nvidia thinks 5G could give you a high-end PC gaming experience on the go

Nvidia believes that its GeForce Now subscription service, when used with 5G technology, could open the door for even more players to experience high-end PC performance on their own machines.
Mobile

Australia bans the use of Huawei 5G network technology

The Australian government has expanded its network security rules to effectively ban Chinese company Huawei from its future 5G network. Huawei calls the decision extremely disappointing for consumers.
Mobile

Qualcomm’s next flagship mobile chip will feature 5G connectivity

The latest smartphones get loads of power from the latest processors -- but we want more. Qualcomm's next major chip is on the way, and it has been confirmed to be packing a smaller 7nm process node and 5G connectivity.
Mobile

Trust us, you need to pay attention to Samsung’s new mobile modem

Samsung has announced the Exynos Modem 5100 chip, which usually would not be very exciting, but this one is its first 5G modem that will connect future mobile devices to the super-fast network.
Mobile

Sprint and LG team up on a 5G smartphone set for release in first half of 2019

Sprint and LG are teaming up to bring customers the first 5G smartphone in the U.S. While details on design and specifications have yet to be released, the carrier confirmed the device will be available in the first half of 2019.
Mobile

Buckle up, Houston, you’ll soon be getting 5G service from Verizon

Everything is bigger in Texas, and now, everything might be faster, too. 5G is coming to Houston thanks to Verizon, which announced that it will bring the technology to Houston in the second half of 2018.
Mobile

Qualcomm releases new antennas that will make 5G phones a reality in 2019

The race to 5G is slowly but surely proceeding, and Qualcomm has now announced its first 5G antennas. The antennas will be paired with the forthcoming Snapdragon X50 5G modem in upcoming 5G phones for 2019.
Mobile

AT&T names three more cities that will receive 5G networks this year

AT&T intends to be the first major network to begin rolling out the new 5G standard in the U.S., starting in late 2018. The carrier has officially revealed the first three cities to receive the wireless service.
Mobile

Your 5G Samsung phone will have a massive amount of RAM

Samsung has developed an 8GB LPDDR5 RAM module for use in smartphones, and it's designed to help make 5G phones with greater artificial intelligence features a reality, while also being faster and more power efficient.
Mobile

Apple is reportedly ditching Intel for 5G chips in the iPhone

Apple has reportedly notified Intel that it will not be using Intel's 5G modems in the 2020 iPhone -- something that could have wide implications for Intel's development of its 5G tech. Apple may instead turn to MediaTek.
Mobile

OnePlus 2019 smartphone will be 5G ready, promises timely updates

Smartphone maker OnePlus took to the stage at Mobile World Congress in Shanghai to announce its future projects for 2019. In addition to working with U.S. carriers, the company plans on producing a 5G smartphone.
Mobile

Amid U.S. hurdles, Huawei may be banned from Australia’s 5G network

Huawei is facing plenty of hurdles in the U.S., buts its struggles may be moving to other countries too. A recent report notes that the company may be banned from taking part in the buildout of Australia's 5G network.
Mobile

Verizon doesn’t care about Sprint and T-Mobile merger

Verizon's CEO has stated he doesn't care about the impending T-Mobile and Sprint merger, and isn't concerned about any impact it may have on the carrier's own plans to rule the 5G landscape in the United States.
Mobile

T-Mobile and Sprint are merging — here’s what it means for you

T-Mobile and Sprint have officially reached an agreement to merge. Ranging from an improvement in overall 5G wireless technology to pricing, here are a few ways the Sprint and T-Mobile merger could affect you.