Qualcomm will power 5G devices from LG, Sony and more in 2019

While 4G LTE is the current standard in mobile connectivity, it is expected that we will eventually transition to 5G, and how fast 5G will become available will also depend on how fast carriers roll it out. The good news is that as far as Sprint is concerned, they are aiming for nationwide 5G coverage by mid-2019.This was revealed during the company’s quarterly earnings conference (via Fierce Wireless) in which according to Sprint’s CEO Marcelo Claure, “We’re working with Qualcomm and network and device manufacturers in order to launch the first truly mobile [5G] network in the United States by the first half of 2019. This development will put Sprint at the forefront of technology innovation on par with other leading carriers around the world … We believe our next-gen network will truly differentiate Sprint over the next couple of years.”Of course Sprint isn’t alone in trying to roll out 5G coverage. The carrier’s competitors such as AT&T are aiming to begin rolling out coverage by late 2018 along with V

Qualcomm will power 5G devices from LG, Sony and more in 2019

Since the first 5G standard was approved two months ago, the industry has been racing to deliver next-generation mobile data to the world. Qualcomm made two announcements today that ...

Thu 8 Feb 18 from Engadget

Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G Modem Trials Begin This Year, Mobile Device Launches Set For 2019

Qualcomm is already a major player when it comes to providing LTE modem to the world's smartphones OEMs, and it is now looking to the future with 5G solutions that will power mobile devices. ...

Thu 8 Feb 18 from HotHardware

Sprint Plans To Offer Nationwide 5G By Mid-2019

While 4G LTE is the current standard in mobile connectivity, it is expected that we will eventually transition to 5G, and how fast 5G will become available will also depend on how fast carriers ...

Fri 2 Feb 18 from Ubergizmo

Sprint plans to raise prices and roll out 5G next year

It's become a fairly close race to provide mobile 5G service, with Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile all announcing plans to roll out the faster network tech within the next couple ...

Fri 2 Feb 18 from Engadget

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