Previously limited to 24 markets, 5G Evoluti technologies were recently activated in 117 markets in the United States and Puerto Rico, offering significantly improved data transfer speeds up to 400 megabits per secd.
Although not compliant with 3GPP's 5G specificati, 5G Evoluti combines existing 4G technologies to achieve faster speeds and serves as a springboard to complete mobile capabilities. AT & T plans to use the expanding interim protocol network as a foundati for a truly 5G cellular deployment that will begin in 2018.
"We are building a 5G network that will fundamentally change the way the world lives and works. "said Melissa. Arnoldi, President of Technology & Operatis at AT & T. "5G will provide a faster, more respsive and safer wireless experience for our customers."
The company seeks to activate 5G Evoluti more than 500 markets in 2018, including major cities such as Baltimore, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, New York, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washingt DC
In additi From Evoluti 5G Evoluti, AT & T has switched the switch LTE-LAA in three new markets – Bost, Sacramento and McAllen, Texas – bringing the total number of locales where fast communicati technology is available until seven years old. The company plans to bring LTE-LAA at least 24 markets this year.
AT & T is engaged for the first time in 5G in January, hoping to be the first major network to support the standard by launching in 12 markets by the end of 2018 from other sites Metropolitan will be added in 2019.
Other US carriers also plan for a 5G integrati, with the launch dates of the Sprint and T-Mobile planning network next year. Market leader Veriz has evaluated …