Tuesday, 20 August 2019

First among equals: no real winners in the 5G race

By Mary Lennighan, for Total Telecom
Friday 05 April 19

US, South Korean operators still arguing over world's first 5G service, but in truth it doesn't really matter

5G is up and running, albeit on a very limited scale. Friday was the promised launch date for 5G mobile services from Verizon in the US and South Korea's three main mobile operators, but all flipped the switch early, desperate to be able to claim a world first. That is to be expected in this industry. We have seen it before with previous generations of mobile technology…

5G is up and running, albeit on a very limited scale. Friday was the promised launch date for 5G mobile services from Verizon in the US and South Korea's three main mobile operators, but all flipped the switch early, desperate to be able to claim a world first. That is to be expected in this industry. We have seen it before with previous generations of mobile technology…

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