Posts tagged with: speed

Starlink speed competitiveness varies, as sign-ups surpass 500K

SpaceX this week undertook the latest satellite launch for its Starlink internet service, which now touts more than 500,000 sign-ups. Starlink is a low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation, designed and manufactured by Elon Musk’s SpaceX, that aims to provide broadband...

AT&T tops RootMetrics 5G speed rankings, T-Mobile wins availability

Network testing from RootMetrics show all three of the leading U.S. wireless carriers improved 5G performance since the second half of 2020, but early on the 5G network crown is still up for grabs. RootMetrics new report (PDF) compared 5G...

A need for speed: Racetrack builds private 5G network with Nokia and Edzcom

Northern Europe’s largest motorsports track will use a private 5G network to connect drivers, test autonomous cars and broadcast live video from multiple vehicles at the same time. Finland’s KymiRing will deploy Nokia’s Digital Automation Cloud infrastructure and will use spectrum provided by Edzcom, the...

Ericsson, Qualcomm, Telstra claim 5 Gbps speed record using 5G carrier aggregation

Australian mobile operator Telstra alongside partners Ericsson and Qualcomm claimed a 5G download speed record Wednesday, hitting 5 Gbps for a single user on a commercial network. The test leveraged New Radio (NR) carrier aggregation for millimeter wave spectrum.  Performed at...

FCC opts for accuracy over speed in $9B rural 5G Fund

The Federal Communications Commission later this month will vote on a $9 billion fund to support rural 5G deployments, which decides to wait for improved mobile coverage data before holding a reverse auction.   When the commission moved the 5G...