Sprint’s 5G Network Goes Live In Chicago

Sprint today announced the expansion of its 5G mobile network to Chicago. It says that approximately 700,000 people will be covered initially by the network. Chicago happens to be one of the nine markets where Sprint is launching True Mobile 5G. It’s currently available in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City with the service also being launched in select areas of Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, […]


Apple To Fully Transition To OLED iPhones In 2020 With 5G

At the moment, Apple’s lineup of iPhones consists of te iPhone XS, XS Max, and the iPhone XR, the former two being OLED models while the latter uses LCD. There have been talks that Apple could eventually make a full transition to OLED screens in the future, and according to analyst Samik Chatterjee, that could happen in 2020.


Wild Rumor Claims Foldable iPad With 5G Could Launch In 2020

According to the rumors, it has been suggested that Apple could be working on a foldable iPhone. This is due to the interest in foldable phones shown by Samsung and Huawei, which has allegedly prompted Apple to explore the idea. Whether or not they’ll actually go through with it remains to be seen.


Verizon Launches 5G In Denver Today, Providence Gets It On July 1st

Verizon has promised to launch its mobile 5G service in more than 30 cities across the United States this year. To that end, it has announced that the 5G Ultra Wideband service has gone live in Denver today. It’s also going to flip the switch on the network for Providence come July 1st. As you’d expect, 5G coverage will be available in select areas of the cities initially.


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T-Mobile Launches 5G Service On June 28th

T-Mobile is joining its rivals in launching its 5G network in the United States. The carrier confirmed today that its new 5G network will enter service from Friday, June 28th. The service will be extremely limited initially as it will only be available in parts of six cities. It will no doubt increase in the coming months.


US Government Might Require 5G Equipment To Be Made Outside Of China

When it comes to production, many companies around the world, not just the US, turn to China. This is because China is known for their inexpensive production, which is why many companies outsource to them to help increase their profit margins and lower their costs. However, the US government could be considering some changes to that practice when it comes to 5G equipment.


Verizon Starts Selling LG V50 ThinQ 5G From June 20th

Verizon will soon begin selling other 5G smartphone on its network. It was the first carrier in the United States to offer the 5G Galaxy S10. It actually had exclusivity on this variant for about a month. Verizon today confirmed that it will begin selling the LG V50 ThinQ 5G from June 20th.


Apple’s Own 5G Modems Might Only Arrive In 2022 Or 2023

According to recent reports, it has been suggested that Apple’s 5G iPhones might only arrive in 2020. This is due to an agreement that Apple has arrived with Qualcomm in a settlement which will allow Apple to license Qualcomm’s tech, which would help the company with their 5G iPhones.


Samsung Could Be The First To The Market With A ‘True’ 5G Chipset

At the moment, Qualcomm is pretty much the only company that has chipsets available in the market that are compatible with 5G. This comes in the form of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 which can be found in the majority of flagship smartphones, although it should be noted that not all Snapdragon 855 chipsets have 5G.


Apple Is Still Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Intel’s Modem Business

Apple is a company that loves to do everything themselves, and we totally get it. This helps Appl reduce dependency on other companies, thus insulating them from any potential problems. This is why it didn’t come as a surprise to learn that Apple could be looking to develop their own 5G modems.


BBC Holds First Broadcast Over 5G, Hits Data Cap Almost Instantly

5G is set to become the new standards in mobile internet. The theoretical speeds of 5G are impressive, which in turn opens up the door to many more possibilities. Now, broadcasting live over mobile internet such as LTE is definitely possible, as we have seen in the abundance of live streaming apps.


Sprint’s 5G Network Has Gone Live In Four Cities Today

Sprint had confirmed that its commercial 5G network would be going live at the end of May and it has followed through on the timeline. The carrier has flipped the switch on its 5G network in four cities today, namely Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City. It has now become the third major carrier in the United States to launch the next-generation mobile network for its customers.


Lenovo Project Limitless: 5G PC, Powered By Snapdragon 8cx

At Computex 2019, Qualcomm and Lenovo have demonstrated “Project Limitless” the world’s first 5G PC, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx platform and a discrete Qualcomm X55 5G modem.


Sprint Releases Its First 5G Devices On May 31st

Sprint has confirmed the availability details for its first 5G devices today. They will be available from the carrier starting May 31st. Its first 5G devices include the LG V50 ThinQ 5G smartphone and the HTC 5G Hub mobile hotspot. Both devices will initially be available to customers only in the first few markets where the carrier’s next-generation network will go live.