First Real World LTE Tests Reach Speeds Over 100 Mbps
Nokia Siemens Networks have just completed their first real-world tests of a trial Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. LTE networks have been chosen as the next step in GSM, following UMTS and HSPA. A trial network was set up in Berlin on 2.6 GHz spectrum as testers with data cards drove cars around within a 1 km radius of the test cell. Test subjects were able to maintain speeds of 100 Mbps with peak rates of 173 Mbps. Nokia Siemens networks will set up additional test sites in metro areas throughout Germany in 2008 using test licenses the company has acquired.
AT&T to Test '5G' In the Field with Intel
AT&T today announced an expansion of its 5G trials with its first business customer. Intel has agreed to test AT&T's mmWave technology at its own Austin-based offices.
T-Mobile Agrees to Show Customers Real Speed Test Data
T-Mobile today agreed to offer customers a more accurate reading of their data speeds throughout each billng cycle. Earlier this year, T-Mobile exempted certain speed tests from counting against customers' data limits.
AT&T's 'Indigo' 5G to Kick Off In Austin and Indianapolis
AT&T today said it plans to test some of its 5G network technologies, with peak speeds of 400 Mbps, in Austin and Indianapolis beginning later this year. The company has been testing a handful of next-generation network technologies for several year snow.
AT&T Expands 5G Trials, Claims 10Gbps Speeds
AT&T today announced plans to extend its 5G testing to three more cities. AT&T will continue to test in Austin, Texas, and will also begin testing in Atlanta, Ga., Middletown, N.J., and San Ramon, Calif.
T-Mobile Talks Up Plans for 700MHz Spectrum
T-Mobile today revealed what it expects to do with the 700MHz spectrum it recently acquired from Verizon Wireless. The company said this block of spectrum covers 158 million Americans, or 9 of the top 10 - and 21 of the top 30 - markets around the country.
as usual Verizon Wireless makes the right decision
If the technology exist to offer such speeds, then the devices will start getting fancier.
Think about actual video messaging instead of the crap we call video messaging today.