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Sprint Wins Awards for 5G Massive MIMO & SpiderCloud

For the second year in a row, Mobile Breakthrough has recognized Sprint (NYSE: S) with awards for outstanding mobile products. Sprint's innovative Massive MIMO solution was selected as "Commercial 5G Solution of the Year," while the company's SpiderCloud small-cell...

Mike Haberman from VZW makes first 5G call

This video call originated on commercial 5G NR equipment deployed in DC and went to a smartphone in our HQ in Basking Ridge, NJ. This was the latest in our ongoing testing of 5G technology. It was a commercial deployment in that it took place over 5G NR equipment...

Verizon’s Fixed 5G is now Live!

Verizon made good on their promise to launch the service on October 1st, and installations are starting today for residents in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento. Customers will be able to access typical Wi-Fi speeds around 300 mbps and peak speeds up...

Is 5G Revolution?

What exactly is 5G? Why are people so excited? The following is a breakdown of why the next generation of wireless technology is more than just a boost in speed, and why you should be excited yourself.

T-Mobile executive in charge of fixed wireless

Dave Mayo is a T-Mobile veteran. He’s been with the company for more than two decades, and during the vast majority of that time he’s worked under T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray to improve and expand the operator’s wireless network.  Mayo is now in charge of two key areas:...

5G Is Official: First 3GPP Specs Approved

The mobile sector's key industry body, the 3GPP, has approved the initial 5G New Radio (NR) specifications at a meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, heralding the start of the standards-based 5G era and a new battle amongst the mobile sector's leading players to claim...

It’s a Good Time to Hop on This Growth Train

What’s the big deal about the Internet of Things (IoT)? In 2016, Business Insider estimated that “there will be 34 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020, up from 10 billion in 2015.” It went on to forecast that from 2016 to 2020, almost $6 trillion would...

Huawei demos 5G uplink-downlink decoupling tech

Huawei has demonstrated separate uplink-downlink (UL/DL) decoupling technology across a 5G-LTE network deployment in London as part of its strategic partnership with BT and EE. The trial network includes 5G New Radio (5G NR) and LTE co-site deployments, separating...