Posts tagged with: millimeter wave

UScellular upbeat for holidays after losing 5K subscribers in Q3

Regional operator UScellular lost 8,000 postpaid net customer additions in the third quarter of 2021, which includes 5,000 postpaid phone net additions, so it’s looking forward to a better fourth quarter. “We’re hoping this quarter will be a bit more...

T-Mobile notches 4.95 Gbps on 5G standalone network

T-Mobile is claiming a new first for standalone 5G. The operator used a combo of 2.5 GHz and mmWave spectrum to reach nearly 5 Gbps on its commercial SA 5G network. T-Mobile said it’s the world’s first New Radio Dual...

Google Pixel 6 debuts alongside carrier promotions

Google’s new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones debuted this week alongside promotions from the three largest U.S. carriers. AT&T and Verizon just recently pulled back on aggressive smartphone deals and look to have tampered down offers for the...

Marek’s Take: My 5G fixed wireless experience

I’ve been a remote worker – either full-time or part-time – for the past 20 years. And during that time, I’ve relied heavily on my local cable company to provide my broadband connection so that I can do my work. And...

Best way to deploy 5G mmWave? Use repeater tech, says Mobile Experts

What’s the best way to deploy a high capacity 5G millimeter wave network? Incorporate a mix of commercially available repeater tech, according to new research by Mobile Experts, which found operators could cut costs by as much as 52% compared...

Ericsson looks to blend in with new 5G radios for streetscapes

Ericsson debuted three new radios Monday that aim to address challenges with 5G deployments in dense urban areas, by reducing installation time and the need for multiple siting permits. Aesthetics are another key aim, as the vendor says compact units...

Qualcomm marks Snapdragon X65 milestone ahead of China mmWave rollouts

With an eye toward rollouts in China, Qualcomm Technologies announced that it completed the world’s first 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) data connection with support for 200 MHz carrier bandwidth. To accomplish the milestone, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X65 5G Modem-RF System powered...

Ericsson, MediaTek notch 495 Mbps uplink with mmWave and carrier aggregation

Ericsson and MediaTek are claiming a new uplink speed record after a successful test using carrier aggregation and millimeter wave spectrum. The demo aggregated four 100-megahertz component carriers (or channels) of mmWave spectrum in the 39 GHz band combined with one 20-meghertz...

Boingo to equip 12 airports with AT&T’s mmWave 5G

Boingo Wireless, well known for its distributed antenna system (DAS) and Wi-Fi expertise, is bringing millimeter wave 5G connectivity from AT&T to 12 airports across the U.S. Boingo CEO Mike Finley anticipates other carriers to follow in bringing 5G to...

Verizon expands FWA business offering to 42 cities

Verizon is upping the ante in its rivalry with cable companies, now offering its 5G Business Internet fixed wireless access (FWA) service to businesses in parts of 42 U.S. cities, up from the previous 24 markets. Offered through Verizon Business, the telco’s...