T-Mobile touts speeds over 4 Gbps using mmWave, 5G SA
Posted on December 14, 2023
Verizon doesn’t yet have a commercial, nationwide 5G standalone network – and its President of Technology Joe Russo has said they’re not in a big hurry to get there.
However, it’s relied heavily on mmWave in NFL stadiums and it’s also starting to use it in more areas, like beaches and open air venues. Verizon can also use mmWave for fixed wireless access (FWA), something its partners like Pivotal Commware have identified as perfect for their line of products.
During a recent Wells Fargo investor conference, Russo talked about using mmWave to serve all those “Swifties” at Taylor Swift concerts. The kind of capacity required for those kinds of events wasn’t available in the 4G world. “There's no way we can deliver that kind of experience for our customers without millimeter wave,” he said.
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