5G is Coming This Year. Here’s What You Need to Know

New York Times Don Clark Dec 31, 2018 In 2019, a big technology shift will finally begin. It’s a once-in-a-decade upgrade to our wireless systems that will start reaching mobile phone users in a matter of months. But this is not just about faster smartphones. The...

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3GPP decides to delay Release 16 by 3 months

FierceWireless Monica Alleven December 14, 2018 In what could be construed as a “surprise, no surprise,” 3GPP has decided to delay Release 16 by three months, so it’s now due for a freeze in March 2020 rather than December 2019. It’s a surprise—one commentator...

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Sprint 5G Overview

December 3, 2018 With one of its largest investment in years, Sprint is building a blazing-fast, high-capacity mobile network that will enable the next wave of wireless innovation. Sprint mobile 5G is going to create incredible new connections to people and things,...

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Recent Industry News

  • 5G is Coming This Year. Here’s What You Need to Know

    December 31, 2018

    New York Times Don Clark Dec 31, 2018 In 2019, a big technology shift will finally begin. It’s a once-in-a-decade upgrade to our wireless systems that will start reaching mobile phone users in a matter of months. But this is not just about faster smartphones. The transition to new fifth-generation cellular networks — known as […]

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  • 3GPP decides to delay Release 16 by 3 months

    December 14, 2018

    FierceWireless Monica Alleven December 14, 2018 In what could be construed as a “surprise, no surprise,” 3GPP has decided to delay Release 16 by three months, so it’s now due for a freeze in March 2020 rather than December 2019. It’s a surprise—one commentator described as a “mini-bombshell”—because, well, it’s unexpected. But it’s also not […]

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  • Editor’s Corner—No surprises expected from this week’s 3GPP meeting—at least, not yet

    December 10, 2018

    FierceWireless Monica Alleven December 10, 2018 As the industry convenes in Italy this week for another 3GPP meeting about 5G specifications, no alarm bells appear to be sounding among some of the biggest stakeholders as to whether or not standards-based 5G smartphones will be available as expected early next year. Coinciding with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Summit […]

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