Verizon 5G Service Expands to Two More Cities: Denver and Providence

Verizon on Thursday announced its next two cities getting super-fast 5G mobile service, Denver and Providence, as the pace of the rollout of the new technology accelerates. Wireless subscribers in parts of Denver who buy a compatible 5G phone, such as the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, can start using Verizon’s fastest system immediately, while those […]

Verizon Reveals 20 More Cities Getting 5G Mobile this Year. Here’s What You Need to Know

Verizon has revealed new details about its rollout of super-fast 5G mobile service and has started taking preorders for its first true 5G phone, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. Verizon on Thursday named 20 cities that will get 5G this year on top of the two, Chicago and Minneapolis, where the service has been available […]

These Are the Winners and Losers in the Apple-Qualcomm Settlement

More than two years after the two titans of the smartphone era, Apple and Qualcomm, went to war, peace broke out suddenly and surprisingly on Tuesday. Apple and Qualcomm announced that they had settled all of the patent and royalty lawsuits they had filed against each other. They also said they had agreed to a […]

Forget Rural Internet—This Was the Real Agenda at Trump’s 5G Wireless Event

The Trump Administration made a few announcements about building super-fast 5G wireless networks on Friday, but the real purpose of the White House event was buried beneath the headlines. On the surface, President Trump and Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai were promoting the schedule for a new spectrum auction and funds for extending faster […]

How Verizon Beat the Koreans (and Everyone Else) With the First 5G Phone Service

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. When Verizon consumer group president Ronan Dunne and his team pressed the button to send out their press release last week announcing the first 5G mobile phone service, they […]

Data Sheet—How Verizon Beat the Koreans (and Everyone Else) With the First 5G Phone Service

When Verizon consumer group president Ronan Dunne and his team pressed the button to send out their press release last week announcing the first 5G mobile phone service, they made sure to do it just before 11 a.m. Eastern Time. That’s because across the globe, on the other side of the International Date Line in […]

Verizon Discloses Pricing for Its First 5G Mobile Service

Verizon announced it would kick off its new 5G mobile wireless service in portions of Chicago and Minneapolis in April, the start of a plan to reach 30 cities with the super-fast, next generation offering by year-end. Customers will need a 5G-compatible phone–only one will be available to start–and have to pay a $10 per […]

Data Sheet—Trump Turns on China Hawks as Huawei Doubles Down

Bob Lighthizer isn’t usually the kind of guy folks feel sorry for. And yet the pugnacious U.S. trade representative has won a small measure of sympathy in Washington since Friday, when he engaged in a brief–and ultimately futile–verbal sparring match with his boss. The focus of that exchange was the term “memoranda of understanding.” Lighthizer, […]

Why Foldable Phones Are the Perfect Compliment to 5G Mobile—Next Year

Two things are immediately obvious at the Mobile World Congress, the annual showcase in Barcelona of everything telecom. 5G wireless, the speedier successor to the current 4G LTE, will be mostly unavailable until at least next year. And foldable phones, a number of which have been introduced in the past few weeks, may need more […]

Verizon Says 5G Mobile Service Coming to 30 U.S. Cities This Year

Verizon disclosed a little more on Thursday about its planned super-fast 5G network. Already offering 5G as a home Internet service in parts of four cities, Verizon said it would debut mobile 5G, which can hit download speeds 10 to 40 times faster than today’s 4G LTE networks, in “more than 30 U.S. cities” later […]