Roughly 6 weeks after a little exposing a “lots” of unnamed markets would be getting genuine mobile 5G service by “late 2018”, AT&T is today elaborating (a little) on its “aggressive” next-gen network rollout schedule.
While a range of United States cities with 5G speeds en path this year are yet to be exposed, we now comprehend “parts of” Dallas, Atlanta and Waco, Texas will be included in AT&T’s initial phase of groundbreaking development release.
The country’s second-largest cellular service naturally requires encouraging us it’s the initial and simply United States supplier with public methods to offer “standards-based, mobile 5G” in 2018, intending to ensure customers can truly make use of and “enjoy” the network at launch … in some method.
Undoubtedly, the concern with that is gizmos powered by 5G modems like Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X50 are simply expected to see daytime next year, although AT&T states “ more 5G capable smart phones and clever gadgets” will be added to its lineup in “early 2019 and beyond.” Possibly Ma Bell comprehends something we do not, and the operator’s clients in Dallas, Atlanta and Waco will similarly have the capability to acquire handsets with super-speedy cellular chips by the end of this year.
Keep in mind mobile 5G advancements are as much about low latency as boosted “theoretical peak speeds of various gigabits per Second”, with AT&T currently managed by T-Mobile throughout the board, and worldwide 4G LTE rates reported as stagnant of late.