Fixed 5G Coming Soon to a Town Near You

Fixed 5G Coming Soon to a Town Near You

The talk of the net this week is all about the trials AT&T and Verizon are holding to test their fixed “pre-5G” service, which they should roll out during the latter part of 2018. Fixed 5G is a wireless connection to the Internet like its predecessor 4G LTE but...
Verizon to Roll out 5G in 2018

Verizon to Roll out 5G in 2018

Verizon has plans to offer 5G service in 2018 to customers in five residential cities. Verizon has high hopes for this new class of wireless broadband technology, but the cost of scaling deployments will likely be the biggest hurdle to its migration from traditional...
5G Coming Soon

5G Coming Soon

According to FierceWireless, the promise of 5G wireless networks is autonomous cars, remote surgeries performed by doctor’s miles away, and even augmented reality services. The key to making 5G mainstream and accessible to users worldwide, however, is affordability....
Project Loon Delivers Internet to Puerto Rico

Project Loon Delivers Internet to Puerto Rico

It’s been almost eight weeks since Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico, and the territory is still in the process of recovering. Over half of the island’s inhabitants don’t have access to electricity, which makes communicating with friends,...
What’s Next for Cellular?

What’s Next for Cellular?

U.S. cellular carriers are currently in a very competitive cycle. Unlimited data plans were the first laps in this race. Verizon re-introduced its unlimited plan only to see AT&T and T-Mobile drop the price of their plans. Then Sprint undercut all the players with...