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US Operator, Services and Spectrum Auction Update

Oct 23, 2020 |


The US 5G market has hit an interesting stage with tons of action. On the mobile operator side, T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon have all amassed 5G coverage for over 200 million Americans with low-band spectrum. Verizon and AT&T are rapidly deploying mmWave in major metros, stadiums, arenas and businesses. T-Mobile and US Cellular are also committed to mmWave. All these carriers are testing stand-alone 5G and will begin rolling it out in earnest in 2021. Handset OEMs supporting 5G include Samsung, LG, OnePlus, Motorola, TCL, and now Apple. Chip players such as Qualcomm and MediaTek have 5G chipsets for smartphones as low as $150 – lower cost smartphones are en route. The entire telecom ecosystem is scaling up for 5G. In this report, there is an update of:

  • CBRS / 3.5GHz Auction Results
  • AT&T Network and Services Update
  • T-Mobile Network and Services Update
  • Verizon Network and Services Update

Author: Jeff Fieldhack
Published Date: October 2020


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