T-Mobile-Sprint merger depends on promise to bring 5G to rural America

May 21, 2019
But it will require big spending on new tech in areas with small customer bases.
Picture shows a 5G antenna at Deutsche Telekom stand on the first day of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) on February 26, 2018 in Barcelona.
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Nokia buys Siemens stake for $2.2 billion

Jul 1, 2013
Nokia has bought out electronics giant Siemens in a joint venture to make high-speed wireless network technology.

GM's Internet cars: The end of FM radio?

Feb 26, 2013
General Motors and AT&T have announced that so-called 'LTE' wireless connections will come as an option in many Chevys, Buicks, Cadillacs, and GMC's next year.

Verizon LTE network crashes

Apr 28, 2011
Having a fancy schmancy LTE network is fine, Verizon, but only if the dang thing actually, you know, works. And for a while there it wasn't....

New Verizon network going live on 12/5

Dec 1, 2010
Verizon will flip the switch on their new LTE network, which they're calling "4G", on December 5th. It's important to note: IT'S NOT 4G. At least...

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