AT&T is going to continue to use the misleading 5G E-marketing for the 4G LTE-A network after the false advertising Lawsuit.
At&t and Sprint met at the US District Judge Vernon Broderick yesterday the 22nd of April, informed him that they had reached a settlement in principle, Broderick wrote in an order paving the way for this case to be dismissed. Broderick ordered the cellular carriers to submit a stipulation of voluntary dismissal no later than tomorrow the 24th of April or a joint letter on the status of the settlement.
Good news for tower technicians. Brendon Carr, a commissioner on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission told a college this week domestic 5G roll out will require 20,000 new “skilled workers,” based on estimates from wireless workers. He is working with the National Wireless Safety Alliance to establish training programs for future telecom tower technicians (TTT-1), a designation and certification developed by the safety group. Currently some schools have seven week programs.
“It’s time we build on the success here at Aiken and stand up similar tower training programs in community colleges and technical schools throughout the U.S.,” Carr said. “Doing so will address our country’s need for more TTT-1 certified workers and help close the skills gap by turning our country’s community colleges into pipelines for 5G jobs. “ The TTT-1 certification is a non-supervisory certification described by NWSA as “for crew members who perform general construction activities with an emphasis on tower system installation, modification, maintenance, and inspection of support structures used in telecommunications, including personal wireless communications, public safety communications, utility networks, and broadcast.”
Most analysts believe that having widespread 5G networks available in the United states till at least end of 2019 and likely 2020, says Fung—but even then, “there aren’t even very many phones that are capable of taking advantage of this technology in the United States.”
What is millimeter wave technology?
5G networks have many different telecommunication technologies on the table for creating the 5G network. One of these would be utilizing the millimeter wavelengths. This would relieve the more congested Radio bands that our everyday devices communicate with currently. This will allow the 5G devices to broadcast over millimeter waves frequency.
Apple and Qualcomm have settled their dispute finally, the companies announced today and announced a “multiyear chipset supply agreement,” which sets the date for a 5G-powered iPhone in September 2020 at the latest. They have been in court for about two years over the royalties Qualcomm wanted Apple to pay for using its chips and patents. Apple had been using Qualcomm modems for several years, this year it cut the company off and switched entirely to Intel. Before today, the future of the 5g iPhone was very uncertain. Intel had told Apple it would happen in 2020, but various analysts doubted Intel’s ability to fulfill its commitments.
On April 12, 2019, President Donald Trump spoke out about 5G deployment in the United States with the FCC
The president said that 92 markets of 5G will be ready by the end of 2019. Trump has explained that we will be outpacing South Korea, Stating that South Korea will have 48 markets live by the end of 2019.
Recent information has estimated that 275 billion dollars have been invested in the 5G network. This has created 3 million American jobs and also added $500 billion to our economy.
AT&T just added seven new cities to the 5g rollout. You can now find it in parts of Austin, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose. AT&T is now available in 19 cities. So far AT&T only offers one 5G device, the Netgear Nighthawk 5G mobile WiFi hotspot. It will offer later in the Spring the Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 5G and most likely another Samsung phone later this year.
NO, the rumor going around is upsetting all those iPhone lovers. We won’t be seeing a 5g iPhone until 2021. At least other 5g phones will still be coming out with other manufacturers. That claim comes from a source “with knowledge of the situation” speaking to Fast Company. The source says that Intel has been missing deadlines for the development of its XMM 8160 5G modem, supposedly destined for the 2020 iPhone. Missing those deadlines could mean Intel won’t be in a position to deliver the modem in the quantity Apple needs in time for the September 2020 launch of the new iPhone.
Verizon recently activated the 5G network in Chicago and Minneapolis on Wednesday. The 5G network should be much faster and the way we use our smartphones should be greatly improved. But some early testing from Cnet and The Verge in Chicago suggest it has not had greatest results.
Cnet has wrote a article explaining the early testing of the 5G network with the Motorola Moto Z3 will require a $200 5G accessory to allow access to the 5G network.
CNet Article “Even carefully positioned a few feet away from the 5G node, the large on-screen icon exclaiming Verizon’s 5G network toggled back and forth from 4G to 5G,” CNET said. “After two hours, we had run maybe one clean Speedtest.net app side by side with the Galaxy S10 Plus.” Samsung’s phone is a 4G LTE device. “
The Verge said “coverage is so extremely sparse that, for right now, I’d caution anyone against buying the 5G Moto Mod and paying Verizon an extra $10 every month to receive 5G,” even though it found “blazing fast data speeds.”
Verizon explained to CNBC why the network might have dropped in and out, but cautioned it did not know where the news outlets tested its network.
Verizon has finally unleashed 5G to Minneapolis and Chicago on Wednesday the 3rd of April 2019. The planned launch date was not till April 11th.
With the 5G service now available in these areas, the only cell phones that are able to work with the 5G service is the Motorola’s Moto z3, This phone will require the expansion clip on that allows the phone to support the 5G service. Verizon has explained that they are going to start releasing other 5G phones such as the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G during the first half of the 2019 year.
The 5G service will be offering upwards of 1 Gbps of throughput speeds. But with the currently released 5G being in the early stages, the new 5G cell phones you will be expected to see 450 Mbps and extremely low latency below 30 milliseconds. Verizon is going to be expanding and continuing to work with there engineers to get the network upgraded and increase overall performance.
So far gigabit-class speeds have not been seen. Now AT&T, is moving towards that goal. The provider will be the first US telecom to top 1Gbps on a mobile 5G network, achieving the feat in “multiple cities” using Netgear’s 5G hotspot. However, AT&T’s 5G is only available in certain areas in some cities, and now you need an invitation to buy the Netgear hotspot.