The results of PCMag’s fastest mobile network survey for 2019 are in, and AT&T surprisingly leaps ahead to take the lead again — thanks to LTE upgrades the company has deliberately misbranded as 5G.
News on the redesign process has been tough to come by since then, and now AT&T is done waiting. The carrier has canceled all Galaxy Fold pre-orders and refunded customers.
Google’s Stadia service comes with bandwidth consumption requirements that could put a serious strain on 1TB data caps across the country. 4K isn’t going to be accessible to a lot of folks — not without overage fees.
Ookla has published a new 5G map for the entire planet, allowing you to see which areas have coverage and which do not. Right now, in the US at least, almost everyone is in the “do not” column.
Verizon’s price tag on the Samsung Galaxy 10 5G has dropped and… well. Hope you aren’t planning any other big-ticket purchases in the near-future. Alternatively, you should buy whatever other thing you were considering and forget the phone.
This would be a substantial change from how wireless performance is typically billed.
T-Mobile’s CTO has said the quiet part out loud — 5G mmWave deployments may never scale outside of dense rural areas.
MIT has announced it will no longer cooperate in research endeavors with Huawei or ZTE, citing national security concerns raised by the US government.
Verizon’s 5G fixed wireless service might never make money according to an analyst firm. The short range and small cell requirements are challenging to deal with.
AT&T has been betting on its misleading “5G E” network branding to give it an edge over Verizon and T-Mobile. The only problem is, its fake 5G network is slower than both.