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Verizon to Test 5G In 11 Cities By Mid-Year

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Deja Vu again?

FlipPhone

Feb 22, 2017, 9:55 AM
We can already expect Sprint to choose the one that nobody else goes with (WiMax). Then spend millions of dollars and years implementing it, while hemorrhaging customers again. To only rip it out and go with whatever the mainstream choice seems to be, and be 3-7 additional years behind the curve. Or Pai just endorses them to merge with T-Mobile, and they destroy not just one, but two carriers in the process..
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Versed

Feb 22, 2017, 2:11 PM
You are for the most part right. Just one thing? What does this have to do with Verizon's 5G test cities?
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FlipPhone

Feb 22, 2017, 3:19 PM
Towards the end of the summary it said that all of the big-4 carriers are trialing '5G' technologies, Sprint, in last place, is part of the big-4.
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aeternavi

Feb 23, 2017, 6:04 PM
Because at this point, each carrier is coming up with their own 5G in different ways. Years ago in the race to implement 4G service, Sprint did the same thing with WiMax hoping that would be the standard. It flopped and Sprint lost millions of dollars.
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