T-Mobile delays 5G network launch until the second half of the year, report

phys.org | 3/1/2019 | Staff
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T-Mobile users may need to wait a little longer for 5G than those on AT&T, Sprint or Verizon.

In an interview with CNET Monday, T-Mobile chief technology officer Neville Ray said that his company will be pushing off the launch of its 5G network to the second half of 2019 as it waits for a phone that is better equipped to work with the company's lower band wireless spectrum.

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At the industry MWC tradeshow in Barcelona last year the company said it was working to build out its network across 30 cities with a plan to start shipping its first 5G devices in "early 2019."

New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and Las Vegas were previously announced to be getting the new network first.

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The news of the T-Mobile delay comes on the same day that Sprint announced it would be turning on its own 5G network in Chicago, Kansas City, Atlanta and Dallas in May, with five other...
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