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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.