AT&T Reminds Us That 5G Will Be Awesome Someday
We’ve been hearing about the advantages of 5G’s high speed wireless data connections for years now, but if you have a 5G capable phone, you probably rarely see significant speed boosts and you may not even know why you would want higher bandwidth. Now AT&T has some new use-case scenarios that will give you a better idea of what 5G will be useful for in the future.
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AT&T 5G announcement: Fast Airport Internet, Better AR and Cloud Gaming
AT&T announced a number of new and ongoing partnerships with some big brands and sports teams to use 5G in a more useful way. Some changes are coming soon.
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T-Mobile is giving away a free 5G phone to all, no-cost iPhone 12 with trade-in
The Great 5G Upgrade initiative will give you a free Samsung Galaxy A32 5G in exchange for any phone – even the dumb feature phones.
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HUAWEI maintained its profit streak in a tough 2020, but US sanctions did hurt
The slump recorced by HUAWEI phone biz was offset by growth in other categories that helped the consumer business group to remain profitable.
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Verizon sets the date for shutting down its 3G network, for real this time
Verizon says it is not going to extend the dates again, and that its 3G services will breathe their last on December 31 next year.
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What carriers does the OnePlus 9 series support?
5G situation with the latest OnePlus phones is bit tricky, which is why you should read about compatible OnePlus 9 carriers before splurging.
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OnePlus 9 series gets Verizon nod to work on its 5G network
While the Verizon nod is good news, you can only enjoy faster mmWave 5G if you buy the pricier OnePlus 9 Pro.
Pocketnow Daily: Apple Event LEAKED! Here’s What You Should Expect! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the upcoming Apple event, the display in the new OnePlus 9, and more.
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HUAWEI is legally challenging the ‘national security threat’ label bestowed by FCC
HUAWEI, alongside fellow Chinese telecom equipment manufacture ZTE, were classified as a…
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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X65 5G modem brings a promise of 10Gbps internet speeds
Qualcomm Snapdragon X65, and the new X62 modems too, are currently in the sampling process and will appear in commercial devices in late 2021.
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MediaTek’s new M80 cellular modem brings the power of mmWave 5G
MediaTek M80 also brings a host of other features such as dual 5G SIM, dual 5G NSA and SA networks, and dual Voice over New Radio (VoNR).
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Verizon has put plans of 3G network shutdown on hold indefinitely: Report
Verizon had originally planned to pull the plugs on its 3G telecom service back in 2019, but extended the deadline to 2020.
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T-Mobile details security breach that exposed phone numbers and call records
T-Mobile says that the Customer proprietary network information (CPNI) was accessed as part of the security breach.
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Verizon’s Nationwide 5G network found to be slower than 4G in real-life tests
As per tests conducted by PCMag, Verizon’s Nationwide 5G network fared worse compared to its own 4G LTE network on multiple occasions.
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US FCC reaffirms ZTE is a national security threat over a petition to reconsider
The US FCC is going to conduct a meeting on December 10 where the commission will decide if existing ZTE telecom gear will be replaced.
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AlefEdge launches a compute and delivery network – EdgeNet
AlefEdge’s SD-ME platform enables 5G-like immersive and intelligent applications to work over contemporary 4G LTE, CBRS, and Wi-Fi networks
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UK carriers to be banned from selling locked phones
Vodafone said, “We stand ready to implement these changes when they come into force.”
Pocketnow Daily: Apple Silicon Macs Event LEAKED! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possible Apple Silicon Mac event, Samsung Galaxy S21 rumors, and more.
Nokia is working to bring 4G networks to the moon
No, this is not a joke, this is a real project, and hopefully this time, Nokia may be able to make it work
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Pocketnow Daily: Google Pixel 5 Price: Too Good to be True? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the price of the Google Pixel 5, the display on the OnePlus 8T, and more.
AT&T believes iPhone 12 launch may not be a ‘Massive event’
AT&T’s Communications CEO has made some comments about the upcoming iPhone 12 launch and more, check them out
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy S20
T-Mobile is now the second largest carrier in the US
T-Mobile has taken the second spot as the largest wireless carrier in the United States, which bumps AT&T down to the third position
HUAWEI clocks 1.6 million developers for its HMS ecosystem as it reaches 700 million global users
HUAWEI’s $1 billion Shining Star Program has provided benefits to over 10,000 apps since its inception.
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Pocketnow Daily: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Going LITE and, We Like It! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the huge differences between the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 models, iPhone 12 leaks and more
AT&T says its 5G network is now available across the US, commercial rollout begins August 7
All customers on the AT&T Consumer Unlimited Wireless Plans will be migrated to its 5G network at no additional cost starting August 7.