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AT&T 5G network to finally open up for consumers next month

November 22, 2019


While AT&T has had a 5G network for close to a year now, the service has only been made available via hot spots exclusively to business clients. However, next month, the carrier will officially launch its full next-gen network to consumers across Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Providence, Rochester and San Diego. Following the first round of launches, the carrier plans to expand to 10 more with nationwide coverage coming in the first half of 2020.

Unlike AT&T’s current 5G network, which uses millimeter wave frequencies to provide faster speeds, the commercial variety will be “ow-band 5G, using a portion of the carrier’s 850 MHz spectrum.

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