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...

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...

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,...

AT&T using Samsung 5G gear in South Bend trial

FierceWireless Monica Alleven July 2, 2018 Samsung is supporting AT&T’s fixed wireless 5G trial in South Bend, Indiana, where the operator is using Samsung 5G home routers, radio access units and a foundation built on Samsung’s 5G RFIC chipset, virtualized core...