Global operators have begun to start the construction of 5G networks in 2018, of which the two major telecom giants, AT & T and Verizon, also made announcements. According to the latest news from foreign media, the mobile operator ranked third in the United States has made an astonishing announcement recently: It will build a 5G network in 30 U.S. cities this year.
T-Mobile such a 5G network size, will lead AT & T and Verizon two operators.
According to the technology news site TheVerge, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray made the above announcement at a recent World Mobile Communications Congress in Barcelona. The four cities that the company built the first 5G networks are Los Angeles, Dallas, New York and Las Vegas.
However, it should be noted that within this year, T-Mobile users in the United States are still unable to access 5G communications services. The executives said that the company will release the first smartphones supporting 5G networks at the beginning of next year.
The United States has four national mobile operators, AT & T and Verizon are the two giants, users ahead of the scale, T-Mobile ranked third, ranked fourth in Japan under the Sprint Group, Softbank.
It is unclear what kind of network speed a 5G network T-Mobile will build this year. The executives said T-Mobile believes 5G will be a supplement to the 4G network, not a complete replacement.
Allegedly, T-Mobile will use the millimeter wave (faster, but covering a relatively short distance) and the traditional 4G network radio frequency band to provide 5G communication services.
Earlier, the U.S. AT & T Company announced that it will build a 5G network in three cities this year, including Atlanta and Dallas. AT & T rival Verizon announced that it will build a 5G network in five cities, the specific city list has not yet been announced.
AT & T has said before that it will be the first U.S. operator to launch 5G communications services.
Recently, Nokia CEO Samie Surrey said at the World Mobile Congress that the global deployment of 5G networks by mobile operators is moving forward from 2019 to 2018, and such changes will also enhance the performance of Nokia.
Nokia is the world’s top three telecom equipment manufacturers, the other two companies are China Huawei and Sweden Ericsson. Undoubtedly, operators building 5G networks will bring huge equipment and network construction orders to these three companies.
In the world mobile communications conference, some manufacturers have also released 5G mobile phone or baseband processor products. It is generally believed that 5G-enabled smartphones will be available by the end of the year or early next year.
5G network will bring smartphones gigabit-level network speed, equivalent to the traditional optical fiber broadband speed, users only need a few seconds to be able to download a high-definition movie, another network capacity will also be greatly improved, 5G network Popularization, will bring a brand-new innovation space to mobile Internet.
At the just concluded Pyeongmong Winter Olympics, Samsung Electronics and Intel Corporation, the use of 5G communication technology to launch multi-angle broadcast and other experimental services.
Recently, relevant departments of the Chinese government also announced plans to build 5G networks in several cities in China, but large-scale promotion and application may have to wait until next year.