T-Mobile Is Adding 5G-Mobile Service: Here’s What You Need to Know

T-Mobile plans to offer super-fast 5G wireless service in parts of six cities on June 28 and to begin sales of the compatible Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phone. Customers who buy the $1,300 phone will be able to connect in areas of Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York at speeds 10 […]

5G Hype Fails to Ignite Much Bidding for 5G Airwave Rights

The federal government’s latest auction of airwave rights that can be used for super-fast 5G mobile phone service brought in only $2.7 billion, a fraction of the amounts raised in earlier sales for 3G and 4G airwaves. AT&T and T-Mobile were the top bidders, with each spending almost $1 billion for rights in the 24 […]

How the Trump Administration Wants to Speed Up the Arrival of 5G Wireless

Emphasizing its desire for the U.S. to win the global race to deploy 5G wireless technology, the Trump Administration issued two reports on Thursday that serve as an action plan for the effort. “Our goal is to ensure that not only does the United States lead the world in 5G, but also the American people […]

Health Concerns May Slow Rollout of Super-Fast 5G Mobile Networks, Analyst Warns

As the wireless industry races to install thousands of new cellular sites to create super-fast 5G networks, questions about the impact of the new technology on human health may delay its arrival, one Wall Street analyst warns. In the U.S., both the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Communications Commission say there is nothing […]

5 Reasons Why the Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Looks Headed for Approval

Just over a year ago, T-Mobile, the third-largest wireless carrier, announced plans to acquire Sprint, the fourth-largest carrier. In the Obama era, regulators stepped in multiple times to prevent the U.S. wireless market from shrinking to just three major players via consolidation. But on Monday, Trump-appointed Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he would […]